Posts Tagged "Allison Kirk"

Behind the Words: Jenni Nance

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Jenni Nance is a creative nonfiction MFA candidate at the University of South Florida. She is the recipient of The Knocky Parker Creative Nonfiction Award and nominated for 2014’s AWP Intro Journals Award for Creative Nonfiction. Jenni teaches creative writing at the University of South Florida and with the Dunedin Fine Arts Center. Her poetry and prose have appeared in Mother, Sweet: A Literary Confection and Necessary Fiction.  Spry is lucky to have published two of Jenni’s pieces, “Variations of Numbness” and “Hefty Bag.”   Allison: You’ve published both creative nonfiction and fiction in Spry, but you write poetry, too....

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More Rejected AWP Panels

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

-by Allison Kirk   In the spirit of post-AWP inspiration, we’ve taken a stab at adding a few “Rejected AWP Panels” to this hilarious list from 2012 by Dan Moreau. Panel Etiquette: The Art of Leaving Early 10 Quippy Remarks to Make Yourself Unforgettable at Your Idol’s Book Signing An Introvert’s Guide to the Bookfair Random Conference Almost-Hookups: How to Keep Him/Her as a Literary Contact After Being a Tease Using Your Neuroticism to Build Your Author Platform Literary Crushes: How to Stalk Your Favorite Authors at Conferences   Allison Kirk received her Master of Fine Arts in creative...

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