R152. Que savent-ils?: What Classic Essays Can Teach Contemporary Essayists
Thursday, March 28, 2019
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Randon Billings Noble is an essayist. She is the author of the essay collection Be with Me Always and the lyric essay chapbook Devotional. Other work appears in The New York Times, Creative Nonfiction, Brevity, and elsewhere.
David Lazar was a Guggenheim Fellow in Nonfiction for 2015. His books include: I’ll Be Your Mirror: Essays and Aphorisms, Who's Afraid of Helen of Troy, After Montaigne, Occasional Desire, and The Body of Brooklyn. He is founding editor of Hotel Amerika, and series coeditor of 21st Century Essays at OSU Press
Dinty W.Moore is author of The Story Cure: A Book Doctor's Pain-Free Guide to Finishing Your Novel or Memoir, the memoir Between Panic & Desire, and numerous other books of nonfiction.
Kyoko Mori is the author of three nonfiction books (The Dream of Water; Polite Lies; Yarn) and four novels (Shizuko's Daughter; One Bird; Stone Field, True Arrow; Barn Cat). She teaches creative writing at George Mason University and for the Low-Residency MFA Program at Lesley University.
Beth Peterson is a nonfiction writer and assistant professor of writing at Grand Valley State University. Beth is finishing her first book of lyric essays, set in a disappearing glacial landscape in Norway.