R178. We Are Your Saviors: Faculty of Color Respond to the MFA vs. POC Debate
Thursday, March 31, 2016
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Julie Iromuanya is the author of Mr. and Mrs. Doctor. She earned her PhD at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and was the inaugural Herbert W. Martin Fellow at the University of Dayton. She teaches creative writing at the University of Arizona.
DeMisty Bellinger-Delfeld teaches creative writing, African American lit, and women and gender studies at Fitchburg State University. She is the literary submissions manager for Kalyani magazine and an alumni reader for the Prairie Schooner. She publishes in fiction and poetry.
Randall Horton is assistant professor of English at the University of New Haven. Pitch Dark Anarchy is his latest poetry collection.
Kristin Naca's first collection, Bird Eating Bird, was selected by Yusef Komunyakaa for the National Poetry Series mtvU prize. She's a fellow at the Macondo Writers Workshop. She teaches Asian American and Latino poetics and creative writing at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.