R246. But Do You Have a Novel? How and Why Short Story Writers Transition into Novelists
Thursday, February 9, 2017
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Susan Perabo is the author of two story collections, Who I Was Supposed to Be and Why They Run the Way They Do, and two novels, The Broken Places and The Fall of Lisa Bellow. She is professor and writer in residence at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
David James Poissant is the author of The Heaven of Animals, winner of the GLCA New Writers Award, and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and the PEN/Bingham Prize. His work has appeared in the Atlantic and the New York Times. He teaches in the MFA program at the University of Central Florida.
Caitlin Horrocks is author of This Is Not Your City plus a forthcoming novel and story collection. Her work appears in the New Yorker, Best American Short Stories, PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, Pushcart Prize anthology, and others. An editor at the Kenyon Review, she teaches at Grand Valley State University.
Kirstin Valdez Quade is the author of Night at the Fiestas, which received a 5 Under 35 Award from the National Book Foundation, the John Leonard Prize from the National Book Critics Circle, and the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She teaches at Princeton.
Amina Gautier is the author of three short story collections: The Loss of All Lost Things, which won the Elixir Press Award; Now We Will Be Happy, which won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize; and At-Risk, which won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. Her website is https://aminagautier.wordpress.com/.