S218. Listening To The Art: Committing To Your Book No Matter How Long It Takes
Saturday, March 30, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Cara Benson is the author of the short prose collection Made and winner of the bpNichol Award. A recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, she is anthologized in Best American Poetry. Benson is a Creative Writing Instructor and Manuscript Consultant for Grub Street.
Laura Sims is the author of Looker, a debut novel. She has published four books of poetry, most recently Staying Alive, and is the editor of Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson.
Bridgett M. Davis is the author of the memoir The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life In The Detroit Numbers, and the novels Into The Go-Slow and Shifting Through Neutral. She is a Professor at Baruch College, CUNY and Director of the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program.
Reema Zaman is an award-winning author, speaker, actress, and Oregon Literary Arts' Writer of Color Fellow. Her debut memoir, I Am Yours, explores the difficulties, danger, and ultimately, necessity of women owning and using their voice. As a speaker, she speaks on the power we humans hold within.