The Writers Among Us Salem's Creative Writing Faculty

February 10, 2014
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Campus Events
Saal, Single Sisters House

Members of the creative writing faculty will discuss the writing process and read from published and new material. The work of Joseph Cooper, author of Touch Me (BlazeVox 2009) and Autobiography of a Stutterer (BlazeVox 2007), has appeared in numerous journals, including Bombay Gin, Dear Sir, Diode and Ditch. Neina Gordon received her BA in philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an MFA in creative writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she was the Fred Chappell Fellow and worked as fiction editor for The Greensboro Review. Sheryl Monks is the recipient of a NC Regional Artist Project grant as well as the Reynolds Price Short Fiction Award. Her short story collection, All the Girls in France, was a recent finalist for the Hudson Prize, sponsored by Black Lawrence Press. Metta Sáma is author of Nocturne Trio (YesYes Books 2012) and South of

Here (New Issues Press 2005, published under Lydia Melvin). Her poems, fiction, creative non-fiction, interviews and reviews have been published or are forthcoming in All About Skin, The Baffler, Blackbird, Bluestem, Crab Orchard Review, Drunken Boat, The Drunken Boat, Esque, among others.

Metta-Sama Melvin