Upcoming Visiting Writers:

Sherry Simpson

Friday October 17, 7pm at the Murie Auditorium

 
Sherry Simpson is the author of Dominion of Bears: Living with Wildlife in Alaska and two collections of essays, The Accidental Explorer: Wayfinding in Alaska and The Way Winter Comes, which won the inaugural Chinook Literary Prize. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, magazines, and anthologies, including Orion; AQR; Creative Nonfiction; Bellingham Review; In Fact, an anthology of the best of Creative Nonfiction journal; On Nature: Great Writers on the Great Outdoors; and American Nature Writing. She has received the Andrés Berger Nonfiction Award and Sierra magazine’s Nature Writing Award, and she was a finalist for the Bakeless Nonfiction Literary Publication Prize, sponsored by Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She is a professor of creative nonfiction writing in the Low-Residency MFA program at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and she teaches in the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma.

Adrianne Harun is the author of a story collection, The King of Limbo (Houghton Mifflin Mariner), a Sewanee Writers’ Series selection and a Washington State Book Award finalist, and a novel, A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain (Penguin). Her stories have won awards from Story magazine and the Chicago Tribune and been listed as notable in both Best American Short Stories and Best American Mystery Stories. The recipient of numerous grants, most recently Adrianne was awarded a 2015 fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Umbria, Italy. Adrianne teaches at the Rainier Writing Workshop, an MFA program at Pacific Lutheran University, and at the Sewanee School of Letters at Sewanee, the University of the South. She lives in Port Townsend, Washington.

Adrianne Harum

Friday November 7, 2014 in Wood Center Ballroom

Adrianne Harun is the author of a story collection, The King of Limbo (Houghton Mifflin Mariner), a Sewanee Writers’ Series selection and a Washington State Book Award finalist, and a novel, A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain (Penguin). Her stories have won awards from Story magazine and the Chicago Tribune and been listed as notable in both Best American Short Stories and Best American Mystery Stories. The recipient of numerous grants, most recently Adrianne was awarded a 2015 fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Umbria, Italy. Adrianne teaches at the Rainier Writing Workshop, an MFA program at Pacific Lutheran University, and at the Sewanee School of Letters at Sewanee, the University of the South. She lives in Port Townsend, Washington.

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