S229. Understanding the Boom
Saturday, March 10, 2018
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Bryan Hurt is author of Everyone Wants to Be Ambassador to France, winner of the Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction, and editor of Watchlist: 32 Stories by Persons of Interest. He teaches creative writing at Capital University.
Sean Bernard directs the creative writing program at the University of La Verne, where he edits Prism Review. His stories have appeared in numerous journals, and he's the author of the novel Studies in the Hereafter and the collection Desert Sonorous, winner of the Juniper Prize in Fiction.
Amaranth Borsuk is a poet working across media platforms. Her most recent book is Pomegranate Eater. Previous books include Handiwork, and the collaborations ABRA, As We Know and Between Page & Screen. She teaches in the MFA in creative writing and poetics at the University of Washington, Bothell.
Jennifer Kwon Dobbs is the author of Paper Pavilion, winner of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize; Interrogation Room; and the chapbooks Necro Citizens and Notes from a Missing Person. An associate professor of English, she directs the Race and Ethnic Studies program at St. Olaf College.
Marcie Blandford is currently in her final undergraduate year at Capital University pursuing a bachelor's degree in both creative writing and French. She is hoping to continue and achieve her writing aspirations in the years ahead.