R249. A Woman's Place

Zachary A. Doss Memorial Stage, Sponsored by USC, Exhibit Hall, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Thursday, March 28, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm


What happens when you let your strong female characters step outside their boxes? Four writers talk about working with places and situations not often found in literature and the ways in which these energize and inform their storytelling. Also featuring Lydia Kiesling and Jenna Johnson.


Katrina Carrasco

Madeline ffitch

Tessa Fontaine

Chia-Chia Lin

Ling Ma is the author of Severance. She received her MFA from Cornell University. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Vice, Playboy, Chicago Reader, Ninth Letter and elsewhere. She lives in Chicago.


February 7–10, 2024
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Convention Center