Writers Here & Now: Tania James (fiction) & Tim Seibles (poetry)

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ulrich Recital Hall in Tawes Hall

Oct. 30: Writers Here & Now: Seibles (poetry) & James (fiction)

Tania James is the author of the novel Atlas of Unknowns (2009), and, most recently, the short story collection Aerogrammes (2012). Her fiction has appeared in Boston Review, Granta, One Story, A Public Space, and The Kenyon Review. James has also written for The New York Times and Elle India. The recipient of fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and a Fulbright to India in 2011-2012, James currently lives in Washington, DC.

Tim Seibles is the author of several collections of poetry, including Body Moves (1988), Hurdy-Gurdy (1992), Hammerlock (1999), Buffalo Head Solos (2004), and Fast Animal (2012), which was nominated for a 2012 National Book Award. Seibles has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, as well as an Open Voice Award from the National Writers Voice Project. He is an Associate Professor of English at Old Dominion University and also teaches in the University of Southern Maine‚Äôs Stonecoast MFA program and at Cave Canem. Seibles lives in Norfolk, Virginia.

For more information contact: Lindsay Bernal (lbernal@umd.edu)