F293. Place and Ethnicity in Literary Nonfiction
Friday, February 28, 2014
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Allen Gee’s essays have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, South Loop Review, and Lumina. He has been a Yaddo fellow and is currently an Associate Professor at Georgia College & State University, where he edits fiction and creative nonfiction for Arts & Letters.
Geeta Kothari is the nonfiction editor at the Kenyon Review. Her writing has appeared in various anthologies and journals. She is the editor of ‘Did My Mama Like to Dance?’ and Other Stories about Mothers and Daughters and teaches at the University of Pittsburgh.
Rubén Martínez is a writer, performer, and teacher. He holds the Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature and Writing at Loyola Marymount University and is a resident artist at Stanford University's Institute for Diversity in the Arts. He is the author of several nonfiction and multi-genre works.
Neela Vaswani is author of the short story collection Where the Long Grass Bends; a memoir, You Have Given Me a Country; and co-author of the YA novel-in-letters, Same Sun Here. She teaches at Manhattanville College's MFA in Writing Program and Spalding University’s brief-residency MFA Program.
Mark O’Connor is an Associate Professor at Slippery Rock University where he teaches creative writing. He has received Pennsylvania Arts Fellowship for Creative Nonfiction and a Cultural Arts Council Grant. His work has been published in the Massachusetts Review, Creative Nonfiction, and Gulf Coast.