R145. Flat Lands and Open Waters: Reading Hybridity into the Midwest
Thursday, April 9, 2015
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Nickole Brown’s books include Sister and Fanny Says. She was an editorial assistant for the late Hunter S. Thompson, and she is an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and editor for the Marie Alexander Series.
Re'Lynn Hansen's chapbook of lyric essays is 25 Sightings of the Ivory Billed Woodpecker. Her book of essay poems, Some Women I Have Known, is forthcoming. Her novel was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. She has won the New South Prose Prize and the Prism Award in Creative Nonfiction. She is associate professor of creative writing.
Madelon Sprengnether is Regents Professor in English at the University of Minnesota. Her memoir and poetry publications include: The Normal Heart; Rivers, Stories, Houses, Dreams; Crying at the Movies; and The Angel of Duluth. Great River Road and Near Solstice are forthcoming in 2015.
Alison Townsend is the author of two books of poetry, Persephone in America and The Blue Dress, and two chapbooks, And Still the Music and What the Body Knows. She is professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. A book of essays, The Name for Woman is River, nears completion.
Rochelle Hurt is the author of The Rusted City, a hybrid collection of prose poetry and verse. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets 2013, Crab Orchard Review, Mid-American Review, and Kenyon Review Online. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Cincinnati.