S122. A Tribute to Ursula K. Le Guin
Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Misha Rai is the 2018–2020 Kenyon Review Fellow in Prose. Her novel-in-progress, Blood We Did Not Spill, was awarded the Dana Award in the novel category, the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies (2016), and a MacDowell Colony Fellowship (2018).
Jody Keisner's recent work appears in Fourth Genre, The Threepenny Review, Brevity, Post Road, Assay, and elsewhere. An assistant professor at the University of Nebraska, she is at work on a collection of essays that explore the physical and psychological landscapes of fear as they relate to women.
Mike Cadden is a professor of English at Missouri Western State University where he teaches courses in children's and young adult literature. He is past president of the Children's Literature Association (ChLA) and the author of Ursula K. Le Guin Beyond Genre: Fiction for Children and Adults.
Kelly Daniels is the author of the memoir Cloudbreak, California, one of BuzzFeed's 13 Favorite Memoirs of 2013. A MacDowell fellow and a regular contributor to The Sun magazine, he teaches creative writing at Augustana College, in Rock Island, IL.
Ann Przyzycki is the founding editor of Isthmus, a literary journal based in Seattle. She has an MFA from Western Michigan University, where she was managing editor of Third Coast. Currently a freelance editor, she also has fifteen years' experience working with independent and scholarly presses.