S110. Money, Power, and Transparency in the Writing World
Saturday, February 11, 2017
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Natalie Shapero is the professor of the practice of poetry at Tufts University, an editor at large of the Kenyon Review, and the author of the books Hard Child and No Object. Her awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, and a Kenyon Review Fellowship.
Kima Jones has received fellowships from PEN Center USA Emerging Voices, Kimbilio Fiction, Yaddo, and The MacDowell Colony. She is an MFA candidate in fiction and Rodney Jack Scholar in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She works as a book publicist.
Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night and There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé. A Cave Canem graduate fellow and Pushcart Prize winner, she is an editor at Little A and teaches undergraduate creative writing at Columbia University.
Jane Friedman teaches publishing and digital media at UVA, and formerly held positions at VQR and Writer's Digest. She's a columnist for Publishers Weekly, and her essays have been published in collections by the University of Chicago Press, Seal Press, Milkweed Editions, and McPherson & Co.
Rachel Mennies is the author of The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards, winner of the Walt McDonald First-Book Prize in Poetry and finalist for a National Jewish Book Award. She teaches writing at Carnegie Mellon University and is a member of AGNI's editorial staff.