Melissa Chadburn - ISLA Fall 2020 Writers Series

Join us for a generative writing workshop led by author Melissa Chadburn. FREE and open to all: Students, Faculty, Staff and the Public


Nov10
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
2020-11-10 18:30:00 2020-11-10 20:30:00 Melissa Chadburn - ISLA Fall 2020 Writers Series

Workshop size limited, Registration required: Click here to register on Eventbrite

CNF: Container Shopping.: Structures and Essaying Our Lives

Melissa Chadburn’s work has appeared in The LA Times, NYT Book Review, NYRB, Longreads, and dozens other places. Her essay on food insecurity was selected for Best American Food Writing 2019. She is the recipient of the Mildred Fox Hanson Award for Women in Creative Writing. She is an Atul Gawande mentee with the Solutions Journalism Network. Her debut novel, A Tiny Upward Shove, is forthcoming with Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. She is a PhD candidate at USC’s Creative Writing Program. She loves your whole outfit right now

The Fall 2020 ISLA Writers Series is curated by Professor Desiree Zamorano for the Institute for the Study of Los Angeles

The ISLA writers series is supported by the Howard and Roberta Ahmanson and the Arts & Urban Experience Initiative, generously funded Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Online
America/Los_Angeles public
Location:
Online
Event Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Workshop size limited, Registration required: Click here to register on Eventbrite

CNF: Container Shopping.: Structures and Essaying Our Lives

Melissa Chadburn’s work has appeared in The LA Times, NYT Book Review, NYRB, Longreads, and dozens other places. Her essay on food insecurity was selected for Best American Food Writing 2019. She is the recipient of the Mildred Fox Hanson Award for Women in Creative Writing. She is an Atul Gawande mentee with the Solutions Journalism Network. Her debut novel, A Tiny Upward Shove, is forthcoming with Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. She is a PhD candidate at USC’s Creative Writing Program. She loves your whole outfit right now

The Fall 2020 ISLA Writers Series is curated by Professor Desiree Zamorano for the Institute for the Study of Los Angeles

The ISLA writers series is supported by the Howard and Roberta Ahmanson and the Arts & Urban Experience Initiative, generously funded Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Photo of Melissa Chadburn