R204. Complicating Florida
Thursday, March 8, 2018
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Erika is Coffee House Press's poetry editor at large. She freelances as Quick Bread Editorial. She is formerly of the University Press of Florida and the University of Georgia Press.
Raymond McDaniel is the author of Murder (a recipient of the National Poetry Series), Saltwater Empire, Special Powers and Abilities, and The Cataracts. He is a staff writer for The Constant Critic and teaches at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Lightsey Darst's most recent book, Thousands, came out from Coffee House Press in fall 2017. She has published two previous books with Coffee House, Find the Girl and DANCE. Her awards include National Endowment for the Arts fellowships for literature and dance criticism and a Minnesota Book Award.
M. Evelina Galang, author of Her Wild American Self, One Tribe, Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery, and Lolas' House: Filipino Women Living with War. She directs the MFA in creative writing at the University of Miami, and she is board member and faculty of Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA).
Kristen Arnett is a queer fiction and essay writer. She has held several writing fellowships and was Ninth Letter's 2015 Award Winner in Fiction. She holds a master's in library science from FSU and is the author of Felt in the Jaw, a collection of short stories dealing with the lesbian domestic.