R186. From the Inside: Writers of Color on Editing and Diversity
Thursday, March 31, 2016
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
J.L. Torres is the author of The Family Terrorist and Other Stories, The Accidental Native, and the poetry collection, Boricua Passport. A Fulbright recipient, he teaches literature and creative writing at SUNY Plattsburgh, where he is executive editor of the Saranac Review.
Allen Gee is professor of English at Georgia College, where he serves as the faculty fiction editor for Arts & Letters. He is the author of the essay collection, My Chinese-America, and his work has appeared in Ploughshares, the Crab Orchard Review, the Common, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere.
Duriel E. Harris is the author of Amnesiac, Speleology, with artist Scott Rankin, and Thingification, a verse-based solo play with music. Editor of Obsidian: Literature in the African Diaspora and cofounder of the Black Took Collective, she is an associate professor of English at ISU in Normal, IL.
Christine Amezquita is an MFA candidate at Georgia College, where she is the assistant poetry editor for Arts & Letters. Her work has been appeared or is forthcoming in Whiskey Island, Revolver, and The Diverse Arts Project.