Monday, June 21st at 7pm
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Join us for the twenty-first episode of Write America featuring author, editor, and professor Lou Ann Walker, author and professor Genevieve Sly Crane, & short story writer Jeordie Chou as they read and discuss their works and about how books and art might bridge the deep divisions in our nation.
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ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
LOU ANN WALKER is a writer, editor and professor. Her book, A Loss for Words, is a memoir about growing up with deaf parents, won a Christopher Award. Walker has written for The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, Allure, Esquire, The Chicago Sun-Times, Parade, as well as for many other magazines and newspapers. She has served on advisory boards at the Theatre Development Fund and the Museum of Modern Art. Formerly an editor at Esquire and New York, she is Director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing & Literature at Stony Brook Southampton + Manhattan. Walker is founding Editor-in-Chief of TSR: The Southampton Review, a literary and arts journal.
GENEVIEVE SLY CRANE was the Pledge Mistress of her own sorority. She graduated from Stony Brook University with her MFA in Creative Writing and Literature in 2013. Her work has appeared in The Southampton Review and American Short Fiction. Her story “Endings, Bright and Ugly” was a finalist in the 2017 American Short(er) Fiction Prize. She teaches in the Department of English at Monroe College.
JEORDIE CHOU is a Taiwanese writer who came to the United States in 2015. Besides his first published work, “On a Good Day,” his other short stories include “Simpson” and “It’s Not Too Late to Rain.” He is currently editing his first novel, Smells Ugly and pitching his television show "Ludovic". His Chinese name is Dar-Jiunn Chou, but he prefers to be called Jeordie.