112th Annual Conference - Riverside Convention Center, California
Friday, October 31 - Sunday, November 2, 2014

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The Little Short Shorts: Narrative as Commentary

Session Chair: 
Kathryn Stevenson, Moreno Valley College
Session 8: Saturday 3:30-5:00pm
RCC Meeting Room 4


  1. Kathryn Stevenson, Moreno Valley College
    Writing instructor at Moreno Valley College, Kathryn Stevenson earned her English doctorate in queer, postcolonial, and critical and cultural theory from UC Riverside and writes songs, setlists, poems, apocalypse fiction, aphorisms, and screenplays preoccupied with adherence or the bonds forged under duress.  
  2. Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Craig Svonkin, Associate Professor at MSU Denver and Executive Director of PAMLA, has published “Manishevitz and Sake, the Kaddish and Sutras: Allen Ginsberg’s Spiritual Self-Othering,” “A Southern California Boyhood in the Simu-Southland Shadows of Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room,” and co-authored “Outside the Inside the Box: The 2013 Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry." He has also been misusing and abusing Facebook for creative, at times political, writing.
  3. Tristan Acker, Musician and Poet
    Tristan Acker is a San Bernardino-based poet and musician. A graduate of California State University, San Bernardino's Master of Fine Arts Poetry program, Tristan records and performs with other hip-hop artists and beatmakers as part of the West Coast Avengers. Keep up with them and their work at westcoastavengers.com and westcoastavengers.bandcamp.com.
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