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English at AWP Writer Conference!

Where and when to hear from English faculty and alums
March 27, 2019

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs' annual conference starts Thursday, March 28, with a fine array of English professors and alums representing on panels. See below for the details. And if we missed you on a panel or an unofficial reading, let us know at sutt0063@umn.edu!

English faculty

V. V. Ganeshananthan
Thursday R262 More Than a Witness: Writing Social Change
Friday F263 Beauty & the Body, Being & Belonging

Douglas Kearney
Thursday R207 Poetry & Technology: Appendage, Mask, Voice, Body, & Song
Friday F313 Occult Poetics: Conjuring the 4th Voice to Compose Viable Futures

Kathryn Nuernberger
Saturday S130 Not Your Mother's University Press: Publishing Nonfiction with Academic Presses

Valerie Miner (Emerita)
Friday F186 Writing the Coast: Veteran Westerners from Alaska to California

James Cihlar (Lecturer for The Tower class)
Saturday S258 The Teaching Press: Where Publishing & Pedagogy Meet

English Alums

Swati Avasthi (MFA)
Thursday R264 Companioning Loss: The Role of Children's Books in Difficult Times

Isaac Butler (MFA)
Friday F114 The Legacy of Angels in America

Kai Carlson-Wee (BA)
Saturday S171 Poetry Celebrates
Saturday S274 Worth a Thousand Words: Poetry, Photography, & Instagram

Taiyon Coleman (MFA, PhD)
Friday F147 The Invisible Trenches: Gender, Race, & Class in Creative Writing

Jennine Capó Crucet (MFA)
Saturday S129 I Teach, Therefore I Essay: Essaying the Classroom

Jessica Eckerstorfer (BA)
Friday F138 Ten Years of Feminist Lit: Moving Beyond Representation

Roy Guzmán (MFA)
Thursday R183 Who Is "We": Invisiblity & Representation in the Creative Writing Classroom
Friday F198 Poetics of Oblique Violence

Kate Hopper (MFA)
Thursday R185 Writing the Body

Alex Lemon (MFA)
Thursday R185 Writing the Body
Saturday S252 Poetry & the Body: Writing the Corporeal

Meghan Murphy (BA)
Friday F138 Ten Years of Feminist Lit: Moving Beyond Representation (a celebration of Paper Darts, which Murphy co-founded)

Marilyn Nelson (PhD)
Thursday R175 Poets Claim American History
Thursday R286 Storms

Mary Rockcastle (MA)
Saturday S184 Purpose & Pathways: The Undergraduate Capstone

Alyson Sinclair (MFA)
Saturday S240 I Sold It! Now What?

Connor Stratton (MFA)
Friday F308 Literary Podcasting

Cheryl Strayed (BA)
Friday F245 Extraordinary Journeys: Women Writers On & Off the Trail
Friday F321 Cheryl Strayed reads with Ariel Levy & Danzy Senna

Molly Sutton Kiefer (MFA)
Caucus for K-12 Teachers of Creative Writing

Jordan Thomas (MFA)
Thursday R183 Who Is "We": Invisiblity & Representation in the Creative Writing Classroom
Friday F263 Beauty & the Body, Being & Belonging

David Wojahn (BA)
Thursday R269 A Tribute to Tom Sleigh

Jasmin Ziegler (MFA)
Saturday S237 One Size Doesn't Fit All: The Equity-Minded Workshop in a Two-Year College