Craft Panel: Ebenbach, Dixon-Mays, Jamison, and Young
The Marianne D. McComb Series in Creative Writing continues with a craft panel on April 29th featuring authors David Ebenbach, Kimberly Dixon-Mays, Leslie Jamison, and Matt Young.
Kimberly Dixon-Mays is a poet, playwright and performer. A Cave Canem, Callaloo and Ragdale fellow, her poetry has been published in journals including Reverie, Anthology of Chicago, the anthology Trigger Warning, Uproot magazine, Rhino magazine (finalist, Founder’s Prize, 2018) and Consequence magazine (finalist, Prize in Poetry, ‘14). As a playwright, Kimberly has received readings and staged productions at Crossroads Theatre Company, Plowshares Theatre Company, Emotive Fruition, Windy City Playhouse, and Strawdog Theatre Company. Kimberly holds a B.A. in Psychology/Theater Studies from Yale, an M.A. in Afro-American Studies (playwriting concentration) from UCLA, and a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Theatre/Drama from Northwestern.
Leslie Jamison is the New York Times bestselling author of The Recovering, a critical memoir, two essay collections - The Empathy Exams and Make it Scream, Make it Burn– and a novel, The Gin Closet. She is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and directs the graduate nonfiction program at Columbia University.
Matt Young, author of the memior Eat the Apple, is the recipient of fellowships from Words After War and The Carey Institute for Global Good. He teaches composition, creative writing, and literature at Centralia College.
Register to attend: https://miamioh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkdOuoqjwtHdyFq2Y2GzeKHDVvRae6gbyi
Thursday, April 29 at 4:00pmVirtual Event