S121. Finding Community After Your MFA
Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Kate Ristau is a folklorist and the author of the Middle Grade series Clockbreakers, and the Young Adult series Shadowgirl. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times and the Washington Post, and she is the business manager of Willamette Writers.
Armin Tolentino earned his MFA at Rutgers University in Newark. His full length collection of poetry, We Meant to Bring It Home Alive, is forthcoming.
C.B. Bernard is the author of Chasing Alaska, a narrative nonfiction mix of travel memoir, nature writing, and immersion journalism named a top book choice by both Publishers Weekly and National Geographic, and a finalist for the Oregon Book Award.
Debby Dodds is the author of the novel Amish Guys Don't Call, a Powell's Best YA of 2017 and has essays in My Little Red Book, The Things That You Would Have Said, The Sun, xoJane, Manifest-Station.com, and Hip Mama. She's performed with Jerry Seinfeld, Felicia Day, Zombies, Cookie Monster, and Mickey Mouse.