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Danielle Evans and Laura van den Berg: Week of Dec. 7, 2020

Nov 09, 2020
Acclaimed short story masters Danielle V. Evans and Laura van den Berg share work from their new collections, followed by a conversation on the craft of short fiction with Dean Bakopoulos.
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Dwayne Betts and Kiese Laymon: Nov. 23, 2020

Nov 06, 2020
Authors and activists Reginald Dwayne Betts and Kiese Makeba Laymon discuss their newest works and discuss the intersection between creativity and justice. Moderated by Dean Bakopoulos.
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Dean and Natalie Bakopoulos: Nov. 17, 2020

Oct 15, 2020
Writers @ Grinnell director Dean Bakopoulos interviews his sister, novelist and essayist Natalie Bakopoulos, author of the acclaimed new novel, Scorpionfish (Tin House, 2020).
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Ada Limón and Jennifer Knox: Nov. 10, 2020

Oct 15, 2020
Poets and pals Ada Limón and Jennifer L. Knox read from their award-winning work and share a public conversation, moderated by Dean Bakopoulos.
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Ralph Savarese and Stephen Kuusisto: Oct. 29, 2020

Oct 15, 2020
Join us for a virtual event celebrating the publication of two recent books of poetry by acclaimed authors: “Republican Fathers” (Nine Mile Books) by Ralph James Savarese and “Old Horse, What Is to be Done?”(Tiger Bark Press) by Stephen Kuusisto.
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Jessica Care moore: Week of Oct. 11, 2020

Sep 08, 2020
Join internationally renowned poet and performance artist, jessica Care moore, Writers@Grinnell, Virtual Artist-in-Residence 2020-21, for a reading from her work and discussion. Moderated by Professor Lakesia Johnson.
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Ross Gay and Aimee Nezhukumatathil: Week of Oct. 4, 2020

Sep 08, 2020
Join award-winning poets Ross Gay and Aimee Nezhukumatathil for a reading from their works and conversation with Writers@Grinnell Director Dean Bakopoulos.
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Jenny Zhang & Tommy Pico: Week of Sept. 27, 2020

Sep 08, 2020
Join award-winning writer and poet Jenny Zhang, along with poet, podcaster, and TV writer Tommy Pico, for a reading from their works and conversation with Writers@Grinnell Director Dean Bakopoulos.
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Jamel Brinkley: Week of Sept. 20, 2020

Sep 02, 2020
Join award-winning author Jamel Brinkley for a reading from his work and discussion, moderated by Steven Duong ’19 and Mira Braneck ’19.
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Hieu Minh Nguyen and Angel Nafis: Week of Sept. 13, 2020

Sep 02, 2020
Join poets (and pals) Hieu Minh Nguyen and Angel Nafis for a week of special events featuring conversations about the craft of poetry, literary friendships, queerness, the art of mentorship, and working and surviving in a time of social upheaval.

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