115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Creative Writing: Prose II

Session Chair: 
M. Thomas Gammarino, Punahou School
Session 8: Saturday 3:05 – 4:35 pm
Henry 203


  1. Sean Bernard, University of La Verne
    Sean Bernard  teaches in and directs the creative writing program at the University of La Verne, and is the author of the novel Studies in the Hereafter (2015, Red Hen) and the collection Desert sonorous, recipient of the 2014 Juniper Prize.
  2. Yasmine Romero, University of Hawaii, West Oahu
    Yasmine Romero is an Assistant Professor of English in the Humanities at the University of Hawai'i-West O'ahu.  She teaches composition and rhetoric, language studies, and gender and sexuality courses.  Her research includes mapping intersectionality onto language and composition classrooms and the sexual and cultural politics of virtual communities of practice.
  3. Meaghan Loraas, Texas State University
    Meaghan Loraas is a second-year MFA student at Texas State University. Her work has most recently appeared in New South Online, subTerrain Magazine and is forthcoming from McSweeney's Internet Tendency. She is working on her first novel.
  4. Debbie Sayachack, Fresno State University
    This creative piece symbolizes a forbidden love that happens as a result of cultural differences.  The narrartor has no option but to internalize this pain and accept the fate that she and her lover can never be together because of the spaces they were born into. 
Session Cancelled: