Connections to Place

Author Kimberly Blaeser says, “Perhaps artistic desire itself arises from the factors of place.” Join Blaeser, Said Shalye, and Amy Quan Barry as they read from their work and reflect on their relationship to place and its impact on writing.
Writing through Barriers

Writing through Barriers

Autistic Somali writer Said Shaiye, and poet Cynthia Marie Hoffman, whose latest volume explores her OCD, will read from their work, and discuss how their work is informed and shaped by their exceptionalities.