R219. Muse, Martyr, Mother, Monarch: Writing Women in History
Thursday, March 5, 2020
1:45 pm to 3:00 pm
Amy Brill is the author of The Movement of Stars and a 2015 NYFA fiction fellow. Her fiction and essays have been appeared in One Story, The Common, Guernica, and several anthologies, and she's been awarded residencies at Millay Colony, Jentel, the American Antiquarian Society, and elsewhere.
Irina Reyn is the author of the novels Mother Country, The Imperial Wife, and What Happened to Anna K, as well as the anthology, Living on the Edge of the World: New Jersey Writers Take on the Garden State. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the New York Times bestselling author of two novels: Wench and Balm. Her stories have appeared in The Kenyon Review and elsewhere. She is an associate professor in the American University MFA program.
Rebecca Makkai's fourth book, The Great Believers, was a finalist for both the Pulitzer and the National Book Award; it won the LA Times Book Prize, the Carnegie Medal, and the Stonewall Award. She is artistic director of StoryStudio Chicago.
Jasmin Darznik is the author of the novel Song of a Captive Bird and a memoir, The Good Daughter. She is a professor in the MFA and Writing and Literature programs at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.