Visiting Writers Series: Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia EarhartApocalyptic Swing (a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize) and Rocket Fantastic, which will be released by Persea Books in September 2017. She is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including a Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship from Stanford University, a Rona Jaffe Woman Writer's Award, a Lannan Foundation residency in Marfa, TX, the Bernard F. Conners Prize from The Paris Review, and a residency from the Civitella di Ranieri Foundation, among others. Her poems have been published in numerous magazines and journals including the New York TimesPOETRYBoston Review, and Kenyon Review. She is an Editor at Large at Los Angeles Review of Books, and co-curates the digital maker's space Voluble. She is working on a memoir entitled The Year I Didn't Kill Myself, and a novel, The Alderman of the Graveyard. She lives in North Carolina and teaches at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Eliot Hall, Chapel

Event Type

Lecture

Audience

Faculty, Students, Alumni, Open to the Public, Staff

Departments

English

Website

https://www.reed.edu/creative_writing...

Group
Visiting Writers Series
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