READING CALLIE COLLINS AND ESTHER LIN
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 6 PM
CALLIE COLLINS is from Texas. She has an BA from Middlebury College and an MFA from the University of Michigan Helen Zell Writers’ Program where she was a 2018-2019 Zell Postgraduate Fellow and received Hopwood Awards for her fiction, nonfiction, and short prose. She cofounded A Strange Object, a small press in Austin. She’s finishing up a story collection and working on a novel about alcohol, accidental death, and the Austin music scene in the 1970s.
ESTHER LIN was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and lived in the United States as an undocumented immigrant for 21 years. She is the author of The Ghost Wife, winner of the 2017 Poetry Society of America’s Chapbook Fellowship, and was awarded the Crab Orchard Review’s 2018 Richard Peterson Poetry Prize. She was a 2017–19 Wallace Stegner Fellow and currently organizes for the Undocupoets, which promotes the work of undocumented poets and raises consciousness about the structural barriers that they face in the literary community.