JUSTIN TORRES, MARTHA COLLINS & PAUL BOWEN

READING & ARTIST TALK:
JUSTIN TORRES, MARTHA COLLINS & PAUL BOWEN
MONDAY, JULY 24, 6 PM

 

 

JUSTIN TORRES’ first novel, We the Animals, a national best seller, has been translated into fifteen languages and is currently being adapted into a feature film. He has published short fiction in The New YorkerHarper'sGrantaTin HouseThe Washington PostGlimmer TrainFlaunt, and other publications, as well as non-fiction pieces in publications like The Guardian and The Advocate. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and a Cullman Center Fellow at The New York Public Library.  The National Book Foundation named him one of 2012's 5 Under 35.  He has been the recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Rolón Fellowship in Literature from United States Artists, and the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. He lives in Los Angeles, where he is Assistant Professor of English at UCLA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARTHA COLLINS' most recent book of poetry is Admit One: An American Scrapbook (Pittsburgh, 2016). She has also published seven earlier collections, including Day Unto Day (2014), White Papers (2012), and Blue Front (2006), as well as four collections of co-translated Vietnamese poetry. Founder of the Creative Writing Program at UMass-Boston, she served for ten years as Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College, and is currently editor-at-large for FIELD magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAUL BOWEN came to Provincetown from Wales as a Work Center Fellow in 1977 and stayed for almost thirty years. A resident of Vermont, he constructs sculpture from found wood and draws in a variety of media, including ink made from his own walnut trees. His work is in many museum collections including the Guggenheim Museum, New York, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. In Provincetown, he is represented by Albert Merola.