R281. The Places America Forgot: A Reading of Rural Fiction
Thursday, March 8, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Joseph D. Haske is a writer and critic whose debut novel, North Dixie Highway, was released in October 2013. His fiction appears in journals such as Boulevard, Fiction International, The Texas Review, The Four-Way Review, Pleiades, and in The Chicago Tribune's literary supplement, Printers Row.
Jodi Angel’s collection of short stories, You Only Get Letters from Jail, was named a Best Best Book of 2013 by Esquire. Her work has appeared in Esquire, Tin House, One Story, Zoetrope: All Story, Electric Literature: Recommended Reading, The Offing, and Best American Mystery Stories 2014.
Daniel M. Mendoza is the editor of Stray Dogs: Interviews with Working-Class Writers. He is an assistant editor at Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing. His fiction and essays have appeared in journals across the country.
Michael Gills is author of three collections of short fiction, two novels, including Emergency Instructions and White Indians, a visionary memoir, part two of which is forthcoming. He is Distinguished Honors Professor at the University of Utah.