READING & ARTIST TALK:
JULIA GLASS, KIKI DELANCEY, OHIO ARTS COUNCIL FELLOW, BERT YARBOROUGH
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 6 PM
JULIA GLASS is the author of the novels A House Among the Trees, And the Dark Sacred Night, The Widower’s Tale, The Whole World Over, and the National Book Award–winning Three Junes, as well as the Kindle Single “Chairs in the Rafters.” Her third book, I See You Everywhere, a collection of linked stories, won the 2009 SUNY John Gardner Fiction Award. She has also won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her personal essays have been widely anthologized, most recently in Bound to Last: 30 Writers on Their Most Cherished Book, edited by Sean Manning, and in Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers, edited by Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon. She is a cofounder of the arts festival Twenty Summers, in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at Emerson College. Julia lives with her family on the North Shore of Massachusetts.
Ohio Arts Council Fellow, Kiki DeLancey is a self-taught writer who spent fifteen years in the coal industry, beginning as a permit clerk and working in many areas of the business, and finally, as Executive V.P. of Marietta Coal Company. She is the author of the book, Coal Miner's Holiday.
BERT YARBOROUGH has a degree in Architecture from Clemson University and an MA and MFA in Photography from the University of Iowa. He currently holds the Sonia C. Davidow ’56 Endowed Chair in the Fine and Performing Arts at Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, where he also serves as the Director of the Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery and teaches Drawing and Painting. A former two-year Resident Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, he served as Visual Arts Program Coordinator for four years and is now serving as Chairman of the Visual Committee. He has received two NH State Arts Council Grants in Painting, an NEA Fellowship in Sculpture and a Fulbright Fellowship to Nigeria, also in Sculpture.