F139. Invisible Ethics: Values, Practices, and Greater Goods in the Creative Writing Classroom
Friday, April 1, 2016
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Amy Weldon is associate professor of English at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Her fiction, nonfiction, and criticism have appeared in multiple creative and scholarly journals and edited collections.
Patrick Hicks is the author of ten books, including The Commandant of Lubizec, Adoptable, and The Collector of Names. He is the writer in residence at Augustana University and a member of faculty for the MFA Program at Sierra Nevada College.
Sejal Shah's work has been nominated for Best American Essays and the Pushcart Prize, and her essays and stories appear in Brevity, Kenyon Review, the Literary Review, Massachusetts Review, and others. She teaches creative writing and writing and mindfulness workshops at Writers & Books, in Rochester, NY.
Athena Kildegaard is the author of three books of poetry, Rare Momentum, Bodies of Light (a Minnesota Book Award finalist), and Cloves & Honey. She teaches at the University of Minnesota, Morris.
Taylor Brorby is an essayist currently pursuing his MFA at Iowa State. His work centers around the environment and conservation. He is the author of a chapbook of poems, Ruin: Elegies from the Bakken, and he is currently at work on a collection of essays about the Bakken oil boom.