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“Consequences of Silence” featuring Camille Dungy, Simon Armitage, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Samiya Bashir, Alison Granucci.
As poets, we love language—and fight with it. Language (in the mouth, on the page) is one way humans can experience and express the world: not only words on a page, but a bodily feeling as one speaks and hears poetry. These are ways language creates meaning, and helps us define ourselves and belong. The illusion of belonging is when language fails us: draws us in, but holds us at a distance. True belonging is when language connects us across…Find out more »
“Taking It All Off” featuring Camille Dungy, Kathryn Miles , Suzanne Roberts, Tracy Ross, Erika Meitner
Telling the truth is perilous for women writers in a pussy-grabbing, #metoo movement era. Whether you're reporting in the Middle East, retelling personal trauma, or sexing up a hot bedroom scene, it's easy to feel exposed. We've got you covered with this multi-genre roundtable. With topics ranging from global travel and dicey field research to balancing risqué self-revelation and academic appointments, we'll talk about what's at stake for women writers who embrace risk in the name of narrative. *Must be…Find out more »