VISTING WRITERS JILL MCDONOUGH AND HASANTHIKA SIRISENA
SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 6:30PM
Three-time Pushcart prize winner JILL MCDONOUGH is the recipient of Lannan, NEA, Cullman Center, and Stegner fellowships. Her most recent book is Reaper (Alice James, 2017); Here All Night, her fifth collection, is forthcoming from Alice James Books. She teaches in the MFA program at UMass-Boston and directs 24PearlStreet, the Fine Arts Work Center online.
HASANTHIKA SIRISENA’s essays and stories have appeared in The Globe and Mail, WSQ, Narrative, The Kenyon Review, Glimmer Train, Epoch, StoryQuarterly, Narrative and other magazines. She is currently an associate fiction editor at West Branch magazine and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Susquehanna University. She is the winner of the 2015 Juniper Prize for Fiction. Her short story collection, THE OTHER ONE, was published in 2016.