F151. The Craft of Empathy
Friday, February 10, 2017
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Ana Maria Spagna is the author of the braided narrative, Reclaimers, the memoir/history, Test Ride on the Sunnyland Bus, winner of the River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize, and two essay collections, Now Go Home and Potluck. She teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Antioch University.
Kate Hopper is the author of Ready for Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood and Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers and coauthor of Silent Running, a memoir of running and autism. She teaches in Ashland University's low-residency MFA program, online, and at the Loft Literary Center.
Adriana Páramo is a cultural anthropologist, writer, and women’s rights advocate. She is the author of two books of creative nonfiction and multiple essays, one of which appeared in The Best American Travel Writing 2015. Her work on women's issues has had multiple Pushcart Prize nominations.
Kim Stafford is the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, including 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared; The Muses Among Us; Having Everything Right; and Early Morning: Remembering William Stafford. He directs the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College.