R185. Writing the Body
Thursday, March 28, 2019
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Kate Hopper is the author of Ready for Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood and Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers and coauthor of Silent Running, a memoir of running and autism. She teaches in Ashland University's Low-Residency MFA Program, online, and at the Loft Literary Center.
Alex Lemon’s most recent books are Feverland: A Memoir in Shards and The Wish Book. He is the author of Happy: A Memoir and three other poetry collections: Mosquito, Hallelujah Blackout, and Fancy Beasts. A fifth poetry collection, Or Beauty, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions. He teaches at TCU.
Marsha Partington's writing about raising a gender-nonconforming child has been published in multiple journals and newspapers. She is an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and speaks on this topic across the country. She has been the recipient of a Madeline Island School of the Arts Scholarship.
Adriana Páramo is a cultural anthropologist, writer, and women’s rights advocate. She is the author of award-winning personal essays and two creative nonfiction books: Looking for Esperanza and My Mother's Funeral. Her work on women's issues has had multiple Pushcart Prize nominations.
Bonnie J. Rough is the author of the 2011 Minnesota Book Award-winning memoir Carrier: Untangling the Danger in My DNA. She teaches in the Ashland University low-residency MFA program in nonfiction, and she is a prose editor for Versal.