S221. Teaching Outside the Academy: The Case for Writers' Centers & Conferences
Saturday, March 30, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Jennifer Franklin (Brown AB, Columbia MFA) is the author No Small Gift and Looming. Her poetry has been published in The Paris Review, The Nation, Boston Review, and on poets.org. Coeditor of Slapering Hol Press, she teaches at The Hudson Valley Writers' Center.
Martha Rhodes is the author of five poetry collections, most recently The Thin Wall. She teaches at the Warren Wilson College and Sarah Lawrence College MFA writing programs. She directed the Conference on Poetry from 2010–2018. She is the director of Four Way Books.
Tree Swenson is executive director of Hugo House in Seattle. She was previously executive director of the Academy of American Poets. A former AWP board president, her work in the literary arts began with cofounding Copper Canyon Press, where she was publisher and executive director for twenty years.
Chris Campanioni is a first-generation Cuban and Polish American, and the recipient of an Academy of American Poets prize and an International Latino Book Award. He edits PANK, At Large, and Tupelo Quarterly and teaches Latino literature and creative writing at Pace University and Baruch College.
Fred Marchant is the author of five books of poetry, the most recent of which is Said Not Said. He is the editor of Another World Instead: Early Poetry of William Stafford, and the founding director of the Suffolk University Poetry Center in Boston. He teaches workshops in venues around the country