F296. Telling the Truth Through Fiction: Storytelling in the Aftermath of Genocide and Atrocity
Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Jan Freeman is the author of Blue Structure, nominated for a Kingsley Tufts Award and a Pushcart Prize; Simon Says, nominated for an NBCC Poetry Award; Hyena; and the chapbook Autumn Sequence. She is the founding director of Paris Press, publishing groundbreaking yet overlooked literature by women.
Elizabeth Rosner is an award-winning novelist (Electric City; Blue Nude; The Speed of Light), essayist, and acclaimed poet (Gravity). Her book of nonfiction is Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory. She teaches worldwide.
Natashia Deón is a 2017 NAACP Image Award nominee and author of the critically-acclaimed novel, Grace, which was named a New York Times and Kirkus Review Best Book of 2016. She is also a practicing attorney, law professor, and creator of the LA reading series Dirty Laundry Laundry Lit.
Aline Ohanesian's debut novel, Orhan's Inheritance, was a finalist for the PEN/ Bellwether Award, The Flaherty-Dunnan 1st Novel Prize, The Dayton Literary Peace Prize, The Dublin Award, a B&N Discovery Pick, and an Indie Next Pick. She is currently working on her second novel.