READING:  PAUL LISICKY & KARIN CECILE DAVIDSON, OHIO ARTS COUNCIL FELLOW
ARTIST TALK:  JAMES STROUD

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 6 PM

Paul Lisicky’s five books include The Narrow Door, Unbuilt Projects, and Lawnboy. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Conjunctions, Fence, The New York Times, and elsewhere. His awards include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEA, and the Fine Arts Work Center, where he serves on the Writing Committee. He is an Associate Professor in the MFA Program at Rutgers University-Camden. A new memoir about Provincetown in the early 1990s is forthcoming.

Karin Cecile Davidson is originally from the Gulf Coast. Her stories have appeared in Colorado Review, The Los Angeles Review, Passages North, Post Road, and elsewhere. Her awards include a collaborative Ohio Arts Council & Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Residency, an Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency, a Studios of Key West Artist Residency, an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, an Orlando Prize for Short Fiction, the Waasmode Short Fiction Prize, and a Peter Taylor Fellowship. Her fiction has been shortlisted in the Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers and the Faulkner-Wisdom Writing Competition, among many others. She has an MFA from Lesley University and is the Interviews Editor for Newfound Journal.

James Stroud is a painter and master printer who is the Founder/Director of Center Street Studio, a professional printmaking workshop that prints and publishes contemporary prints with emerging and established artists. His work is represented in several public collections including the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, Russia, the Yale University Art Gallery, the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College and the Fogg Museum.