R235. Do Words Heal? Writers on the Power and Difficulty of Writing Pain & Trauma
Thursday, March 5, 2020
1:45 pm to 3:00 pm
Cleyvis Natera is an immigrant from the Dominican Republic. She has a bachelor of arts from Skidmore College and an MFA in fiction from New York University. She recently completed her first novel, Neruda on the Park.
Mitchell S. Jackson’s debut novel The Residue Years won a Whiting Award and the Ernest J. Gaines Prize for Literary Excellence. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel prize, and the Hurston Wright Legacy award.
Susan Kim Campbell’s fiction and nonfiction are published in the Alaska Quarterly Review, Meridian, the Mississippi Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, and the anthology Us against Alzheimer’s: Stories of Family, Love and Faith. She holds a BA from Brown University.
Alison C. Rollins is a National Endowment for the Arts, Cave Canem, and Callaloo Fellow as well as a 2016 recipient of the Poetry Foundation's Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship. Her debut poetry collection is Library of Small Catastrophes.