MONDAY AFTERNOONS and WEDNESDAY MORNINGS
with KIM SUHR
KIM is the author of Maybe I’ll Learn: Snapshots of a Novice Mom and director of RedBird-RedOak Writing and Red Oak Young Writers, llc. Her work has appeared at Grey Sparrow Journal, Full of Crow and Staccato Fiction as well as earning awards from the Wisconsin Writers’ Association’s Jade Ring and Lindemann Humor Contests. You can listen to Kim read her work at WUWM 89.7 on the Lake Effect Program. To learn more about her writing, visit kimsuhr.com
THURSDAY EVENINGS or FRIDAY MORNINGS
with ROBERT VAUGHAN
ROBERT has 25 years experience teaching and writing plays, poetry and fiction. His plays were produced in New York, Los Angeles and San Fancisco. His poetry was included in an anthology of Best Poems and Poets of 2004. Robert also writes fiction and has been leading adult and young author groups for several years. He is a keen motivator, respected by writers of all ages.
TUESDAY AFTERNOONS with JEANNEE SACKEN, PhD
JEANNEE was a professor of writing and literature for twenty years at the University of North Carolina and Rochester Institute of Technology, where she also directed the writing program. She published A Certain Slant of Light: Aesthetics of First Person Narration (Garland) and numerous articles on women’s and post-colonial literature. In 2000, she decided to return full-time to her first loves — creative writing and photography. She now travels the world photographing women and is working on a Young Adult novel set in Zimbabwe.
TUESDAY AFTERNOONS with PAM PARKER
PAM has been a RedBird-RedOak attendee and advocate for many years. Her short stories, including three excerpts from her (hopefully forthcoming?) novel, have appeared in numerous print & electronic venues. Beyond RedBird-RedOak, Pam has work-shopped and studied with Amber Dermont, Larry Watson, Antonya Nelson, Robert Boswell, Marilynne Robinson, Siri Hustvedt and Luis Urrea.
with CHRISTI CRAIG
CHRISTI is a native Texan living in Wisconsin, working by day as a sign language interpreter and moonlighting as a writer. Her stories and essays have appeared online and in print, and she was a Finalist in Glimmer Train’s Family Matters Competition. She is a regular contributor at Write It Sideways (writeitsideways.com) and maintains her own website at christicraig.com.