S120. From the Bottom to the Top: Building, Rebuilding, and Embracing an Inclusive Creative Writing Program
Saturday, February 11, 2017
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Tonya Hegamin is the author of the picture book Most Loved in All the World, and the YA historical novels M+O 4evr, Pemba's Song (written with Marilyn Nelson), and WILLOW, all of which have won national awards and recognition. Hegamin is the creative writing coordinator at CUNY Medgar Evers College.
Rachel Haley Himmelheber is a fiction writer and a professor of undergraduate writing at Warren Wilson College.
Dr. Anjail Rashida Ahmad is an associate professor of creative writing and director of the creative writing program at North Carolina A&T State University
Alexandra Chasin is the author of Selling Out, Kissed By, and the app/novella Brief. An experimental treatment of prohibitionist drug policy is forthcoming. Chasin teaches at Lang College, The New School in New York City. She directs the public participatory writing project Writing on It All.
Bridgett M. Davis is the author of the novels Into the Go-Slow, selected by Salon as a best book of 2014, and Shifting Through Neutral, a finalist for the 2005 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. She is a professor at Baruch College, CUNY and director of the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program.