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WRJ Pride Queer Book & Authors Panel

July 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We have 3 amazing authors lined up this year! James Crew, Laura Foley and Emma Wynn.
This event will be hybrid so you can come to the MSM or view by zoom. (Zoom participation may be limited at the discretion of the moderator)
Topic: WRJ Pride 2023 LGBTQIA+ Book & Author Panel Presented by the Norwich Bookstore
Time: Jul 26, 2023 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 844 9737 5762
Passcode: 806480
James Crews’ work has appeared in Ploughshares, Raleigh Review, Crab Orchard Review and The New Republic, among other journals, and he is a regular contributor to The (London) Times Literary Supplement. His first collection of poetry, The Book of What Stays, won the 2010 Prairie Schooner Book Prize and received a Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award. His second collection, Telling My Father, won the Cowles Prize and will be published by Southeast Missouri State University Press. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing-Poetry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a PhD in Writing and Literature from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he was an Othmer Fellow and worked for Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry newspaper column. He lives on an organic farm with his partner in Shaftsbury, Vermont and teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Eastern Oregon University.
The author of nine poetry collections, Laura Foley’s most recent is It’s This (Fernwood Press). Her poems have won numerous awards, and national recognition—read frequently on The Writers Almanac; appearing in Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry. Her poems have been published in Alaska Quarterly Review, Valparaiso, Poetry Society London, and many others; in anthologies such as: Poetry of Presence: An Anthology of Mindfulness Poems, Healing the Divide: Poems of Kindness and Connection, and How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope. Laura lives with her wife and their romping canines, among the hills of Pomfret, Vermont.
Emma Wynn (they/them) teaches Philosophy, Religious Studies, LGBTQ+ U.S. History, and Psychology at a boarding high school in CT. They have been published in multiple magazines and journals and nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice. Their first full-length book, The World is Our Anchor, was published this year by FutureCycle Press.
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July 26, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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