Category: Guest Lectures
Published: Apr 13 2017 12:00AM
Two vibrant creative writers are sharing their work and their thoughts about writing with faculty and students at Montgomery College's Rockville Campus.
Monday, April 17, 10 - 10:50 a.m.
Humanities Building, Room 127
Dr. John Wang's class on creative writing
Meghan Kenny, winner of The Iowa Review Award, has been a scholar at the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers' Conferences, a Tickner Writing Fellow, and a resident at Vermont Studio Center. She is the author of the short-story collection, <i>Love Is No Small Thing</i> (LSU Press, 2017) and has published fiction in <i>The Kenyon Review</i>, <i>The Iowa Review</i>, <i>The Gettysburg Review</i>, <i>The Cincinnati Review</i>, <i>Hobart</i>, and <i>Pleiades</i>, among many other periodicals. Her debut novel, <i>The Driest Season</i>, is forthcoming with W.W. Norton in 2018. She lives and teaches in Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, April 25, 3:45--5:30 p.m.
Macklin Tower, Suite 212
Paul Peck Humanities Institute
Marian Crotty is an assistant professor at Loyola University in Baltimore and assistant editor at <i>The Common</i>. Her short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in literary journals such as <i>The Southern Review</i>, <i>The Kenyon Review</i>, and <i>The Alaska Quarterly Review</i>. Her personal essays have appeared in journals such as <i>The Gettysburg Review</i>, <i>The New England Review</i>, and <i>The Michigan Quarterly Review</i>. She has received scholarships to attend the Sewanee and Bread Loaf Writers' conferences, fellowships from Yaddo and The Camargo Foundation, and a Fulbright Research Scholarship to the United Arab Emirates. Her short story collection, <i>What Counts as Love</i>, won the John Simmons Award and will be published by the University of Iowa Press in October.
If you or your students are interested in attending one or both of these events, please RSVP to Dr. John Wang, professor of English and visiting writers' host: