2022-23 Kellogg’s Writers Series Announced at UIndy

The Kellogg Writers Series at Indianapolis University has announced the 2022-23 season, which includes both novice and seasoned writers from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

“The 2022-2023 season of the Kellogg Writers series could be the best yet!” said Barney Haney, series chair and assistant professor of English. “This fall, non-fiction essay writer Elisa Wachota will tell us about her experiences with witchcraft, dating fools, and obsessively watching Stevie Nicks videos. Next, novelist Matt Bell will transport us 1000 years into the future. In the winter, we have two devastating poets coming up. Natasha Rao’s first group latitudes It’s so good that the current American poet flocks to it. Years later, UIndy students will say: You saw her read before she became a superstar! Poet, activist, and longtime women’s rights advocate Erin Bello will end the season with an unbelievable display of fireworks. I simply can’t wait! “

This year’s series will include:

Elisa Washota

October 5, 2022 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Eastern time)

This reading will be done by default; advanced Register wanted.

L/P credits are available to UIndy students who attend this event.

Elisa Washota is a member of the Indian Cowlitz tribe and a non-fiction writer. she is an author white magicAnd the My body is a rule bookAnd the starvation mode. With Teresa Warburton, co-editor of the anthology, Forms of Original Fiction: Essays Collected by Contemporary Writers. She has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for Arts, Creative Capital, Artist Trust, 4Culture, and Potlatch Fund. Elisa is an assistant professor of creative writing at The Ohio State University.

Matt Bell

November 10, 2022 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Eastern time)

UIndy Hall A, Schwitzer Student Center

L/P credits are available to UIndy students who attend this event.

Matt Bell is the author of the latest novel apple seeds (New York Times Notable Book) Published by Custom House in July 2021. His craft book refused to do, a guide to novel writing, rewriting, and revision, to follow in early 2022 from Soho Press. He is also the author of novels scraper And the At home on the dirt between the lake and the forestIn addition to a collection of short stories tree, person or wallIt is a realistic book about the classic video game Baldur Gate IIAnd many other titles. His writings appeared in New York timesAnd the RespectedAnd the tin houseAnd the Fairy tale reviewAnd the short american novelAnd the OrionAnd many other publications. A native of Michigan, he teaches creative writing at Arizona State University.

Natasha Rao

February 22, 2023 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Eastern time)

Schweitzer Student Center, UIndy Hall A

L/P credits are available to UIndy students who attend this event.

Natasha Rao is a poet and teacher from New Jersey. her first group, Latitude, by Ada Limón to be the winner of the 2021 APR/Honickman First Book Award. Rao is a 2021 Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, has also received support from Bread Loaf, the Vermont Studio Center and the Writers’ Society, and has been named a Djanikian Scholar by Adroit Magazine. Her work is shown in NationAnd the american poetry reviewAnd the New York Times MagazineAnd the Yale review, and in other places. She holds a BA from Brown University and an MA in Foreign Affairs from New York University, where she was a Goldwater Fellow. She is currently working as an editor at American chordates He lives in Brooklyn.

Erin Bellio

April 4, 2023 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Eastern time)

Schweitzer Student Center, UIndy Hall A

L/P credits are available to UIndy students who attend this event.

Irene Bellio is the author of five poetry collections. infantaWinner of the National Poetry Series, and its selection from the best books of the year Washington PostAnd the National Book Critics CircleAnd the Library Magazine; One above and one belowwinner of Midland Author’s and Ohioana Poetry Awards; black boxone of the finalists in Los Angeles Times Book Award italic sixwhich received a starred review from Publishers WeeklyIt was named by New York timesBook critic is one of their ten favorite books of 2014; and its latest collection, Come here honeycombpublished in 2021.

Belieu also founded the resistance network, Writers Resist, the organization that, in January 2016, hosted more than 100 concurrent events in different cities around the world to promote the tenants of democracy, diversity and freedom of expression.

Belieu has been an educator for over 20 years, teaching workshops and literature courses at Boston University, University of Washington, Kenyon College, Ohio University, and Florida State University. She is currently a full professor in the School of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston. Belieu is also a frequent visiting faculty member writing for programs and conferences throughout the United States and abroad.

“This group of visiting writers we’ve brought will make things even stronger,” Hani added. “I tell these wonderful artists to let their strange flags flutter as proudly as they dare, and they will never be disappointed. It will be so much fun, and best of all, Everyone Invited! Come on, bring your strange flag as well.”

For more information on these and other upcoming events at UIndy, click here.

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