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Sena Jeter Naslund has 5 upcoming events.

Oct
21
Sena Jeter Naslund will be promoting The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman
Carnegie Center For Literacy & Learning, Tuesday, October 21 at 2pm
Oct
26
Sena Jeter Naslund will be promoting The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman
University of Louisville Ekstrom Library, Sunday, October 26 at 3pm
Nov
19
Sena Jeter Naslund will be promoting The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman
Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, Wednesday, November 19 at unknown time
Dec
21
Sena Jeter Naslund will be promoting The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman
Huntsville Public Library, Sunday, December 21 at 2pm
Oct
20
River Styx: Sena Jeter Naslund and Jason Sommer
Left Bank Books, Monday, October 20 at 7:30pm
Tavern of Fine Arts

Sena Jeter Naslund is a co-founder and program director of the Spalding University brief-residency MFA in Writing, where she edits The Louisville Review and Fleur-de-Lis Press. A winner of the Harper Lee Award and the Southeastern Library Association Fiction award, she is the author of eight previous works of fiction, including Ahab's Wife, a finalist for the Orange Prize.

Jason Sommer has written two collections of poetry: Other People’s Troubles, which was a finalist for PEN U.S.A. West’s literary prize for poetry, and Lifting the Stone. He has been recognized with fellowships in Poetry at the Bread Loaf and Sewanee writer’s conferences and a Writer’s Community Residency from the National Writer’s Voice Project of the YMCA. He received his Ph.D. from Saint Louis University.

Location: Street: Tavern of Fine Arts Additional: 313 Belt Ave. City: Saint Louis, Province: Missouri Postal Code: 63112 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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From HarperCollins: Sena Jeter Naslund is the daughter of a physician father and a musician mother. She grew up in Birmingham, Alabama, with her two older brothers Marvin D. Jeter, an archaeologist and author and John Sims Jeter, a retired engineer and novelist. The Jeter family also lived briefly in Loredo, West Virginia, and Jackson, Louisiana. Naslund attended public schools in Birmingham and graduated from Birmingham Southern College where she received the B.B. Comer Medal in English. She earned a master's degree and a doctorate from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. She served as Kentucky Poet Laureate during 2005–2006, and is currently Writer in Residence and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Louisville.
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