S188. The Ganesh in the Room: Speaking of Faith in the Literary Community
Saturday, March 10, 2018
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Richard Chess is the author of four books of poetry, Love Nailed to the Doorpost, Third Temple, Chair in the Desert, and Tekiah. He is a regular contributor to Good Letters, the blog hosted by Image Journal. He chairs the English department and directs the Center for Jewish Studies at UNC Asheville.
Amy Frykholm is a nonfiction writer and poet who lives in Colorado. She is the author of four books of nonfiction, all in the subject area of religion and culture. She is an editor and writer for the magazine The Christian Century in Chicago.
Shadab Zeest Hashmi, author of Kohl & Chalk and Baker of Tarifa, has an MFA from Warren Wilson. She has won the San Diego Book Award and the Nazim Hikmet Poetry Prize. Her work has been published in journals and anthologies worldwide and has been translated into Spanish and Urdu.
Amy Gottlieb is the author of a novel, The Beautiful Possible. Her work has appeared in Puerto del Sol, Lilith, Storyscape, Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry, and elsewhere. Her novel was a finalist for a National Jewish Book Award and Edward Lewis Wallant Award.