The Kellogg Writers Series 2013-2014 Season

by Salvatore Pane

Some of you may know that at UIndy I’m the co-director of our Kellogg Writers Series. This year, we have a tremendous lineup that’s free and open to the public, and I hope to see many of you there.

Patricia Clark
Monday, September 23, 2013
7:30 p.m.
Esch Hall Studio Theater
Patricia Clark is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Sunday Rising. Other titles are: She Walks Into the Sea; My Father on a Bicycle; and North of Wondering. Her work has been featured on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily, also appearing in The Atlantic, Gettysburg Review, and elsewhere. She is also the author of a chapbook, Given the Trees, in the Voices from the American Land series, and co-author of an anthology of women writers, Worlds in Our Words. She is Poet-in-Residence and Professor in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University.

Roxane Gay
Thursday, November 21, 2013
7:30 p.m.
UIndy Hall C
Schwitzer Center
Roxane Gay’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, Virginia Quarterly Review, NOOON, The New York Times Book Review, The Rumpus, Salon, The Wall Street Journal, and many others. Her novel, An Untamed State, will be published by Grove Atlantic and her essay collection, Bad Feminist, will be published by Harper Perennial, both in 2014.

Jim McGarrah
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Trustees Dining Room
Schwitzer Center
Jim McGarrah has three books of poetry, Running the Voodoo Down, which won a book award from Elixir Press in 2003, When the Stars Go Dark, part of Main Street Rag’s Select Poetry Series in 2009, and Breakfast at Denny’s from Ink Brush Press, 2013. He has publised two nonfiction books: A Temporary Sort of Peace, a memoir of the Vietnam War, and The End of an Era, a nonfiction account of life in the American counter-culture during the 1960s and 1970s. His poems and essays have appeared most recently in Bayou Magazine, Chamber 4, Cincinnati Review, Elixir Magazine, and North American Review. Along with Tom Watson, he edited Home Again: Essays and Memoirs from Indiana.

Jennifer Percy
Thursday, April 3, 2014
7:30 p.m.
UIndy Hall C
Schwitzer Center
Pushcart prize winner Jennifer Percy is the author of Demon Camp: A Soldier’s Exorcism (Scribner). A graduate of the Iowa Writers’
Workshop, Percy also received an MFA from the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program as an Iowa Arts Fellow. She is the
recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, a Truman Capote Fellowship and the David Relin Prize for Fiction. She has significant journal publications including the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine and the Oxford American. She has also been featured on National Public Radio and BBC”s World News.

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