Creative writing faculty to read Oct. 7

Posted on September 29, 2015 by Staff Writer

Sweet Briar College creative writing professors Nell Boeschenstein, Jeff Martin and Lindsay Stuart Hill will present a free reading of their work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Browsing Room in Mary Helen Cochran Library.

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Nonfiction writer Boeschenstein, who currently serves as the program’s interim director, holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.F.A. from Columbia University. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Newsweek, The Morning News, The Believer, The Rumpus, The Millions and Guernica, among other publications. She has worked as a radio producer for “Fresh Air” with Terry Gross and lives in Charlottesville.

Hill’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, The Southern Review, Five Points, Barrow Street, Salamander, and North American Review. Her chapbook, “One Life,” was published by Finishing Line Press. She was the recipient of the Academy of American Poets Prize at the University of Virginia, where she earned her M.F.A. Hill holds a bachelor’s degree from Goucher College.

Martin holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University, an M.Ed. from the University of Virginia and an M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. His fiction has appeared in Mississippi Review, Sou’wester, storySouth and The Greensboro Review, among others. He splits his time between Sweet Briar and Charlottesville, where he is the associate director of the University of Virginia’s Young Writers Workshop.

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