F147. The Invisible Trenches: Gender, Race, and Class in Creative Writing
Friday, March 29, 2019
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Jennifer Kwon Dobbs is the author of Paper Pavilion, winner of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize; Interrogation Room; and the chapbooks Notes from a Missing Person and Necro Citizens (in German edition). She is associate professor of English and directs Race and Ethnic Studies at St. Olaf College.
Taiyon J Coleman’s writing appears in Bum Rush the Page; Riding Shotgun, The Ringing Ear, Blues Vision, A Good Time for the Truth, How Dare We Write, and other publications. She is a McKnight Foundation Artist Fellow, and she is Assistant Professor of English Literature at St. Catherine University.
Sagirah Shahid is a Black American Muslim poet.
Lisa Lewis's books of poetry include The Unbeliever, Silent Treatment, Vivisect, Burned House with Swimming Pool, and The Body Double. She teaches in the creative writing program at Oklahoma State University and serves as poetry editor of the Cimarron Review.
Aimee Parkison is the author of Refrigerated Music for a Gleaming Woman, which won the FC2 Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize. Director of the creative writing program at Oklahoma State University, Parkison has published four books of fiction.