R179. Give It a Name: Mental Health and the Writing Life
Thursday, March 5, 2020
12:10 pm to 1:25 pm
Paul Pedroza is the author of the story collection, The Dead Will Rise and Save Us. His poetry and fiction have appeared in Rattle and MAKE: A Chicago Magazine. Currently, he is completing his first novel.
Bruce Owens Grimm is a queer nonfiction writer who examines how fatness, mental health, family, and/or the supernatural can impact life. He has attended residencies and workshops at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Vermont Studio Center, and VCCA. He holds an MFA in creative writing.
Sarah Fawn Montgomery is the author of Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir and three poetry chapbooks. She is an assistant professor at Bridgewater State University.
Katie Darby Mullins is a professor of creative writing at the University of Evansville. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has work in journals like Hawaii Pacific Review, BOAAT, Harpur Palate, and Prime Number, and she was a semifinalist in the Ropewalk Press Chapbook competition.
Sean Karns is the author of The Premise of My Confession: A Dramatis Personae and Jar of Pennies. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Lit, Birmingham Poetry Review, Hobart, Rattle, Pleiades, and elsewhere.