The public readings and lectures schedule has been posted for the 2014 conference. Visit the Readings & Lectures page for all the details.
The events will feature our stellar 2014 faculty:
- In poetry, Kazim Ali, Camille Dungy, Brenda Hillman and Brian Teare
- In fiction, Michael Byers, Lan Samanthan Chang, Ayana Mathis and Justin Torres
Conference alumni have been as busy as ever since our last alumni update in January — earning plaudits and publication around the world. A conference poet was a finalist for the United Kingdom’s top poetry prize with a collection 2012 faculty member Eavan Boland called “a book of craft, music and a collected vision of life that provides pleasure on every page.” Meantime, a recent fiction attendee has won the Iowa Review Award, and a poetry participant has published a remembrance of Pulitzer Prize winner and mentor Philip Levine.