March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX
Give It a Name: Mental Health and the Writing Life (Bruce Owens Grimm, Sarah Fawn Mongomery, Katie Mullins, Paul Pedroza, Sean Karns) The writing life is one of solitude and struggle, and for some writers who deal with mental illness it can seem insurmountable. Panelists will discuss how identifying and naming their mental health concerns informs their work and opens avenues to successfully navigating the challenging paths towards publication and participating in literary culture. From cultivating a consistent writing practice through marketing and publicity, panelists will share their experiences with coping while working.
Working the VIDA table AWP 2018
Quite Mad Tour 2018
Receiving the UNL Folsom Dissertation Award, April 2016