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Spec Fest 4/10-4/11

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Lester Mayers 2/26

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Lit Fest 2021 Advanced Workshops

Visiting Authors for 2021 include playwright Sarah Ruhl; fiction writers Sheila Heti, Mat Johnson, Rebecca Makkai, Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi, Steve Almond, and Bryan Washington; nonfiction writers Hanif Abdurraqib, Jaquira Díaz, Leslie Jamison, T Kira Madden, and Emily Rapp Black; and poets Carolyn Forché, Layli Long Soldier, and Gregory Pardlo. Fellowship judges include Halley Feiffer (playwriting), Amitava Kumar (nonfiction), Sheryl Luna (poetry), Victor LaValle (fiction), and Steven Dunn (Veterans Writing Award).

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