Writers in Residence: Kristen Arnett
07:00pm | Ponce de Leon Hall
Kristen Arnett is a queer fiction and essay writer. She was awarded Ninth Letter's 2015 Literary Award in Fiction, was runner-up for the 2016 Robert Watson Literary Prize at The Greensboro Review, and was a finalist for Indiana Review's 2016 Fiction Prize. She's a columnist for Literary Hub and her work has appeared or is upcoming at North American Review, The Normal School, Gulf Coast, Electric Literature Literary Hub, Portland Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. Her debut story collection, Felt in the Jaw, was published by Split Lip Press and was awarded the 2017 Coil Book Award. Her most recent novel, Mostly Dead Things, was published by Tin House Books in June 2019. She is represented by Pande Literary Agency.