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Callaloo is pleased to announce the faculty for its
Creative Writing Workshop
May 16-28, 2004

Percival Everett is professor and former chair of the English Department at the University of Southern California. A judge for the National Book Awards in 1998 and the Pen-Faulkner fiction competition in 2003, he is himself a prolific fiction writer. His recent works include Erasure (2001), Grand Canyon Inc. (2001), and Glyph (1999). To his numerous awards and honors, Everett recently added the prestigious Hurston/Wright Legacy Award (2003).
  Natasha Trethewey, Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University, is author of Bellocq's Ophelia (2002) and Domestic Work (2000). She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. Her poems have appeared in journals and anthologies such as Callaloo, Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, and the 2000 and 2003 editions of The Best American Poery.
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Helen Elaine Lee was educated at Harvard college and Harvard Law School, from which she graduated in 1985. Her short stories have appeared in Callaloo, SAGE and several anthologies, including Children of the Night: The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, 1967 to the Present and Ancestral House: The Black Story in the Americas and Europe. She is the author of two novels, Water Marked (1999) and The Serpent's Gift (1994). She is Associate Professor in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies at MIT.
 
Forrest Hamer is the author of Middle Ear (2000), winnder of the Bay Area Book Reviewers Association Award, and Call & Response (1994), winner of the Beatrice Hawley Award. His work has appeared in many journals and has been anthologized in Poet's Choice: Poems for Everyday Life, THe Geography of Home: California's Poetry of Place, Making Callaloo: 25 Years of Black Literature, and the 1994 and 2000 editions of The Best American Poetry. Hamer is a practiciny psychologist in Oakland, California.

Dept of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas

 

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