Visiting Writers and Speakers, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015
Friday, 3:30 p.m. September 5, 2014, Union Little Theatre
Camille Dungy is the author of three poetry collections: Smith Blue (winner of the 2010 Crab Orchard Open Book Prize), Suck on the Marrow, and What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison. She is a professor at Colorado State University.
Thursday, 5:30 p.m. October 2, 2014, All Faiths Chapel
Phil Klay is the author of Redeployment, which was shortlisted for the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. Klay, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, served in Iraq's Anbar Province from January 2007 to February 2008 as a Public Affairs Officer.
Friday, 3:30 p.m. November 7, 2014, Leadership Studies Town Hall
Hester Kaplan is the author of two story collections, Unravished and The Edge of Marriage, and two novels, Kinship Theory and The Tell. She is on the faculty of Lesley University’s Low Residency MFA Program.
Friday, 3:30 p.m. March 6, 2015, Union Little Theatre
Poe Ballantine is the author of three works of nonfiction, Things I Like About America, 501 Minutes to Christ, and Love & Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere, and two novels, God Clobbers Us All and Decline of the Lawrence Welk Empire. He lives in Chadron, Nebraska.
Friday, 3:30 p.m. March 27, 2015, Union Little Theatre
Justin Torres is the author of We the Animals, a New York Times bestseller. He currently teaches at Columbia University, in Lesley University's Low Residency MFA Program, and at The Writers' Foundry MFA Program at St. Joseph's College.