R135. SoCal Magical Realism
Thursday, March 31, 2016
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Heather Fowler is the author of one forthcoming magical realist novel entitled Beautiful Ape Girl Baby and two published magical realist story collections, among other work. She is also a playwright, librettist, essayist, and poet. Visit her Twitter @hfowlerwrites or website at www.heatherfowler.com
Ben Loory is the author of the collection Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day, and a picture book for children, The Baseball Player and the Walrus. He is an instructor for the UCLA Extension Writers' Program. @benloory
Bonnie ZoBell won first place in Next Generation's Award for the novella with What Happened Here and authored a fiction chapbook, The Whack-Job Girls. She's received an NEA, the Capricorn Novel Award, a PEN Syn Fiction Award, and an MFA from Columbia University. She teaches at San Diego Mesa College. @bzobell
Andrew Roe is the author of The Miracle Girl. His fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in Tin House, One Story, Glimmer Train, the New York Times, Salon, the Sun, and elsewhere. Find him on Twitter @_AndrewRoe.
Daniel Olivas is the author of seven books including The Book of Want: A Novel. He is the editor of the anthology, Latinos in Lotusland, and has been widely anthologized. Olivas has also written for the Los Angeles Review of Books, the New York Times, La Bloga, and the Los Angeles Times.@olivasdan