Writing, Teaching, and the Fourth Genre with Dr. Heather Jordan
Heather will discuss how her fiction, poetry, nonfiction and creative nonfiction (the fourth genre) fits into her life and informs each other, as well as the relationship of her writing to teaching. She is the author of a novel, Through Your Hands (iUniverse, 2011), a poetry chapbook, Cheap Grace (Finishing Line Press, 2011), and literary criticism, including How Will the Heart Endure: Elizabeth Bowen and the Landscape of War (University of Michigan Press, 1992), with additional books in the works. She teaches English at Penn State and has dedicated herself to writing one poem a day for the past eight years. Tuesday, November 8, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Community Room.