Sena Jeter Naslund
We are buoyed by the news that Sena Jeter Naslund and Hilma Wolitzer will join us for Session 1 of our upcoming Seminar, Historical Fiction and The Search for Truth, January 8-11 2009. Wolitzer also joins the faculty for our writers’ workshop program January 12-15.
Naslund is the current Kentucky Poet Laureate and editor of The Louisville Review and the Fleur-de-Lis Press. She is the author of 4 novels, including the immensely popular Ahab’s Wife, which tells the story of Una Spenser, wedded to Melville’s white whale-hunting captain; and her most recent book, Abundance, which reimagines the world of Marie Antoinette.
Hilma Wolitzer is the author of several novels including, most recently, The Doctor’s Daughter, Hearts, and Summer Reading; and a book on the craft of fiction titled The Company of Writers. She has received Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships; and has taught at The Iowa Writers’ Workshop, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and right here at the Key West Literary Seminar.
To register for the 2009 Seminar or Writers’ Workshops, click here.