R197. We All Have to Start Somewhere: How Bad Writing Gets Good
Thursday, February 9, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Melissa Stein is the author of the poetry collection Rough Honey, winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, Tin House, New England Review, Harvard Review, Best New Poets, and many others. She has received fellowships from Bread Loaf, Yaddo, and MacDowell.
Richard Bausch is the author of twelve novels, including Peace and Before, During, After. His ninth book of stories, Living in the Weather of the World, is forthcoming. He also has published a volume of prose and poetry, These Extremes.
Tayari Jones is the author of three novels, most recently Silver Sparrow. She is an associate professor at Rutgers-Newark University, and the recipient of fellowships from The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, National Endowment for the Arts, and United States Artists Foundation.
Natalie Diaz is a poet with too many colors and voices and places and identities to live in this short reservation of a bio.