Working Writer Reading by Robin Hemley

Thursday, November 5, 2020
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (ET)
Virtual Zoom
Event Type
Virtual Event
Contact
Elise Saad
508-793-2562
Department
English Department
Link
https://events.holycross.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=13863

Working Writer Reading by Robin Hemley

Robin Hemley is an international writer, who has published a dozen books as well as essays and short stories around the world.  He is the Founder and past President of NonfictioNOW, the leading international conference for literary nonfiction. He directed The Nonfiction Writing Program at The University of Iowa from 2004-2013 and is a Professor Emeritus at The University of Iowa.  A past Vice President of AWP, past Faculty Chair of the low-residency MFA Program at Vermont College (now Vermont College of Fine Arts) he is currently a board member of NonfictioNOW and The Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Association (APWT), and previously served as a member of the Iowa City Unesco City of Literature Board.  He has won many awards for his writing, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, three Pushcart Prizes in both fiction and nonfiction, The Nelson Algren Award for Fiction from the Chicago Tribune, The Independent Press Book Award, the Governor’s Award from the State of Washington, and many others, including residencies at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, The MacDowell Colony, Varuna Writers Centre, The Bogliasco Foundation, The Hermitage, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and others. He was the Jenks Chair of Creative Writing at the College of the Holy Cross in 2018-2020.

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Categories: English

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Download (401.8K) Working Writers F20 Hemley Poster.pdf
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