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August 2018
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Meet Writer in Residence Geeta Kothari

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
HOOCH CRAFT COCKTAIL BAR, 301 E Hopkins Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Geeta Kothari is the nonfiction editor of The Kenyon Review. Her writing has appeared in various anthologies and journals, including New England Review, Massachusetts Review and others. Her essay “If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I?” is widely taught in universities and has been reprinted in several anthologies, including in “Best American Essays.” She is the editor of “Did My Mama Like to Dance? And Other Stories about Mothers and Daughters” and recently published a short story collection, “I…

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September 2018
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Meet Writer in Residence Carole DeSanti

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
HOOCH CRAFT COCKTAIL BAR, 301 E Hopkins Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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During her 30-year career in editorial acquisitions at The Penguin Group (now Penguin Random House), Carole DeSanti has stood as a champion of outstanding, original and progressive voices in fiction and nonfiction, while also achieving a singular mixture of critical and commercial success in the industry. Her publishing credits include Dorothy Allison’s contemporary classic and National Book Award finalist “Bastard out of Carolina”; Booker Prize finalist and Los Angeles Times Book Award winner Ruth Ozeki’s “A Tale for the Time Being”; the…

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October 2018
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Meet Writer in Residence Yolanda Wisher

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
HOOCH CRAFT COCKTAIL BAR, 301 E Hopkins Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Yolanda Wisher is the 2016-17 poet laureate of Philadelphia. Wisher has been a force within Philadelphia’s literary scene for the past two decades, upholding poetry as a public art. She holds a B.A. in English and Black Studies from Lafayette College and an M.A. in Creative Writing/Poetry from Temple University. She is the author of the poetry volume “Monk Eats an Afro” and co-edited the anthology “Peace is a Haiku Song” with mentor and first Philadelphia Poet Laureate Sonia Sanchez. She has led…

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