R234. Breaking Silences: Women’s Memoir as an Act of Rebellion
Thursday, February 27, 2014
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Janice Gary is the author of Short Leash: A Memoir of Dog Walking and Deliverance. She is the recipient of the Christine White Award for memoir and the Ames Award for Essay and is a fellow of The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.
Kate Hopper is the author of Ready for Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood and Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers. She teaches writing online and at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. She has been the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship and a Sustainable Arts Grant.
Anna March's essays/fiction/poetry/reviews have appeared in New York magazine, Salon, The Rumpus, and numerous other publications/anthologies. She writes extensively on gender/sexuality/the body. Her novel, The Diary of Suzanne Frank, is forthcoming, as is her memoir. She was a 2012 Pushcart nominee.
Connie May Fowler is a novelist, short story writer, memoirist, and screenwriter. The author of seven books, her novel Before Women had Wings won the Southern Book Critics Circle Award and the Francis Buck Award. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, Oxford American, and elsewhere.
Rosemary Daniell is the award-winning author of eight books of poetry and prose, including her revolutionary memoirs, Fatal Flowers: On Sin, Sex and Suicide in the Deep South and Sleeping with Soldiers. Her memoir in progress is My Anarchist Heart.