F299. Framing Life: Notes on Structuring the Book-Length Memoir
Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Heather Kirn Lanier is the author of the nonfiction book, Teaching in the Terrordome, as well as two award-winning poetry chapbooks, The Story You Tell Yourself and Heart-Shaped Bed in Hiroshima. She teaches at Southern Vermont College.
Kelly Sundberg's essays have appeared in Best American Essays 2015, Gulf Coast, Guernica, Denver Quarterly, Slice magazine, The Rumpus, and been listed as notables in Best American Essays 2013 and 2016. Her memoir is forthcoming from HarperCollins. She is a PhD candidate at Ohio University.
Jill Christman is the author of two memoirs, Darkroom: A Family Exposure (AWP Award Series in Creative Nonfiction winner) and Borrowed Babies: Apprenticing for Motherhood. She teaches nonfiction writing in Ashland University’s low-residency MFA and at Ball State University.
Kate Hopper is the author of Ready for Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood and Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers and coauthor of Silent Running, a memoir of running and autism. She teaches in Ashland University's low-residency MFA program, online, and at the Loft Literary Center.