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CTYWC Faculty Readings: Hall & Wade

Date: 7:00pm EDT July 13, 2017

During the second annual Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference, there will be two faculty readings that will be free and open to the public. The second of these features James Allen Hall & Julie Marie Wade.


James Allen Hall is Director of the Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference. He is the author of Now You’re the Enemy, a book of poems that won awards from the Texas Institute, the Lambda Literary Foundation, and the Fellowship of Southern Writers.  His poems have also won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the New York Foundation of the Arts.  He has just published a book of lyric personal essays called I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well.  He is an Associate Professor of English at Washington College.


Julie Marie Wade is leading the Creative Nonfiction Workshop during the 2017 Cherry Tree Young Writers’ Conference. She is the author of four collections of poetry and four collections of prose, most recently Catechism: A Love Story(Noctuary Press, 2016) and SIX: Poems, selected by C.D. Wright as the winner of the AROHO/ To the Lighthouse Poetry Prize. Other volumes include Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures, winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir, Postage Due: Poems & Prose Poems, winner of the Marie Alexander Poetry Series, and Small Fires: Essays, selected for the Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature. Wade teaches in the creative writing program at Florida International University and reviews regularly for Lambda Literary Reviewand The Rumpus. Her newest collection, The Unrhymables: Collaborations in Prose, is co-authored with Denise Duhamel and will be published in early 2018.


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