F226. I Told the Paper with the Pencil: How Refugee and Immigrant Teens Find and Share Their Voices Through Writing
Friday, February 10, 2017
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Sarah Schneider, The Telling Room's grant writer, holds a BFA in creative writing from the University of Maine at Farmington. She previously worked at Alice James Books, and studied towards her MFA at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her poems have appeared in Cutthroat Journal for the Arts and elsewhere.
Richard Russo is the author of Everybody's Fool and a board member of the Authors Guild, for which he helps showcase emerging writers. He received the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Empire Falls, and wrote seven other novels including Nobody’s Fool, two story collections, and a memoir.
Lewis Robinson is the author of the novel Water Dogs and the story collection Officer Friendly, winner of the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award and a Whiting Award. He hosts the podcast Talk Shop.
Molly McGrath is The Telling Room's publications director. She publishes thousands of young writers in books like A Season for Building Houses and The Story I Want to Tell, leads the Young Emerging Author and Publishing Workshop programs, and holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Goucher College.