Visiting Creative Writers Reading, Tuesday, December 5

Groves / Conell Reading Fall 2017
On Tuesday, December 5th @4:30pm the Sewanee Writers' Conference will host readings by visiting writers in the Gailor auditorium.
Daniel Groves is the author of The Lost Boys (University of Georgia Press) and the co-editor of the forthcoming anthology Jiggery-Pokery Semicentennial (Waywiser Press). His poems have appeared in the Paris Review, Yale Review, and Poetry, among others. He graduated from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and holds an MFA from Ohio State University and a PhD from the University of Cincinnati. He serves on staff for the Sewanee Writers' Conference and currently teaches poetry as a visiting professor at Sewanee.
Lee Conell teaches at Vanderbilt University, where she earned her MFA. Her debut story collection, Subcortical, was published this fall by Johns Hopkins University Press. Her stories have appeared in the Chicago TribuneKenyon ReviewGuernicaThe CollagistGlimmer Train, and elsewhere. Her story “The Lock Factory” won the Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Literary Arts Award in 2016 and was noted as a Distinguished Story in Best American Short Stories 2016. In addition to teaching at Vanderbilt, she serves on faculty for the Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference and will be teaching this spring at Sewanee as a visiting professor. She is currently working on a novel.
Reception and book signing will follow.