F274. A Woman’s Place: Ecotone Essayists Expand the Boundaries of Place-Based Writing
Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Anna Lena Phillips Bell is the author of Ornament, winner of the 2016 Vassar Miller Prize, and the artist's book A Pocket Book of Forms. The recipient of a 2016 North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship in literature, she is editor of Ecotone and Lookout Books, and teaches at UNC Wilmington.
Belle Boggs is the author of The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood and Mattaponi Queen: Stories. The Art of Waiting was a finalist for the PEN Diamonstein/Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. She teaches in the MFA program at North Carolina State University.
Shuchi Saraswat's writing and photographs have appeared in Ecotone, Quick Fiction, and Juked. She has received fellowships and scholarships from the Speculative Literature Foundation, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, The Writers' Room of Boston, and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, among others.
Aisha Sabatini Sloan is the author of The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a Theater of Black and White and Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit. She is a contributing editor for Guernica and the education programs coordinator at the University of Arizona Poetry Center