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Please join us for a reading by 2022 Colgate Writers Conference faculty. Free and open to the public!

Jonathan Dee is the author of seven novels, including The Locals, A Thousand PardonsPalladio, and The Privileges, which was a runner-up for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and winner of the 2011 Prix Fitzgerald and the St. Francis College Literary Prize. He is a National Magazine Award-nominated literary critic for Harper’s and The New Yorker, a former Contributing Writer for The New York Times Magazine, a former senior editor of The Paris Review, and the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation.

Jules Gibbs is the author of the poetry collections Snakes & Babies and Bliss Crisis, both published by the Sheep Meadow Press. Her work was selected for the Best New Poets anthology and has appeared in many journals and anthologies. She is the poetry editor for the national political magazine, The Progressive, as well as for Corresponding Voices, a bilingual magazine of cross-cultural and intersectional poetics. She has won awards from the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Foundation in Poetry, and has been awarded fellowships from the Ucross Foundation and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts.

Jennifer Brice is the author of Unlearning to Fly, The Last Settlers, and a forthcoming volume of essays, Another North. Her work has appeared in American Nature Writing, Ploughshares, The Gettysburg Review, Under The Sun, and River Teeth, among others. She teaches literature and creative writing at Colgate.

Since 1995, the Colgate Writers Conference has been nurturing writers at every stage, from aspiring to published. People can apply to study for two hours every day with one of our distinguished faculty in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama, or they can simply relax and recharge in our bucolic surroundings. We offer daily talks on the craft of writing as well as the practicalities of publishing. Every day ends with a reading followed by a convivial gathering on the Merrill House porch.

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