READINGS: PAM HOUSTON & JAVIER ZAMORA
ARTIST TALK: JESS DUGAN

MONDAY, JULY 15, 6 PM

 

Pam Houston is the author of the memoir, Deep Creek: Finding Hope In The High Country, as well as two novels, Contents May Have Shifted and Sight Hound, two collections of short stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat, and a collection of essays, A Little More About Me. She teaches in the MFA programs at the Institute of American Indian Arts and at UC Davis. She has been teaching at FAWC for more than 20 summers in a row.

Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador and migrated to the US when he was nine. He is a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University and holds fellowships from Canto Mundo, Colgate University, the Lannan Foundation, MacDowell, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, Stanford University, and Yaddo. Zamora’s poems appear in Granta, The Kenyon Review, Poetry, The New York Times, and elsewhere. Unaccompanied (Copper Canyon, 2017) is his first collection of poetry.

Jess T. Dugan is an artist whose work explores issues of identity, gender, sexuality, and community. Dugan’s books include Every Breath We Drew (Daylight Books, 2015) and To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults (Kehrer Verlag, 2018). She is the recipient of a 2015 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant and was selected by the White House as a Champion of Change. She is represented by the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago.