R272. Un-Workshop: Towards an Expansive Critical Response For Writers
Thursday, March 28, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Carson Beker is a writer and storyteller, cofounder of The Escapery Writing Unschool, a Lambda Fiction Fellow, and Tin House Fiction Scholar. Their plays have been produced in the Bay Area, and their stories have appeared in Foglifter (Pushcart nominee), Gigantic Sequins, and Bourbon Penn.
Nancy Au’s stories appear in Tahoma Literary Review, Lunch Ticket, The Pinch, among many others. She teaches creative writing to biology majors at California State University, Stanislaus. Her flash fiction is included in Best Small Fictions 2018. Her full-length collection of short stories is forthcoming.
Arisa White is a Cave Canem graduate fellow and the author of You’re the Most Beautiful Thing That Happened. She collaborates with other artists to expand readership for poetry and to center the narratives of marginalized voices. White is an assistant professor of English at Colby College.
Miah Jeffra is author of The First Church of What's Happening. They have been awarded the New Millennium Prize, Sidney Lanier Fiction Prize, and fellowships and residencies from Ragdale, Hub City Writers Project and Lambda Literary Fellowship. They are editor of Foglifter Press.
Ploi Pirapokin's work is featured in Tor.com, Apogee Journal, the Bellingham Review, and other journals. She has received grants and fellowships from the San Francisco Arts Commission, Clarion Writer's Workshop, Kundiman, and others. She holds an MFA in fiction from San Francisco State University.