Wilkes University

Creative Writing Faculty Videos - Set 1

Faculty Readings:

Beverly Donofrio

Fiction, Children's Books, Nonfiction Memoir
  • Memoirs include: RIDING IN CARS WITH BOYS and LOOKING FOR MARY
  • First picture book, MARY AND THE MOUSE, THE MOUSE AND MARY, published in 2007
  • Essays have appeared in the LA TIMES, COSMOPOLITAN and SPIRTUALITY AND HEALTH
     
 
 


William Heyen
(Advisory Board Member) Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction



Kaylie Jones

Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Screenplays

  • Novels include: QUITE THE OTHER WAY (Doubleday), A SOLDIER’S DAUGHTER NEVER CRIES (Bantam—winner NY Public Library YA Fiction Award), CELESTE ASCENDING (Harper Collins), SPEAK NOW (Akashic Books)
  • Screenplays: ANOR OF AQUATAIN (winner Houston Film Festival), LIMBO (winner-NY Women in Film Screenwriting Award)
  • Chair, James Jones First Novel Fellowship
     




William J. Kennedy

(Advisory Board Member) Fiction, Nonfiction Writing

 



Ross Klavan

Screenwriting


 



J. Michael Lennon

(Advisory Board Member) Nonfiction, Program Co-Founder




Nancy McKinley

Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Writing, Essayist

  • Short stories published in COLORADO REVIEW, NEW VOICES, THE ROCKY REVIEW, and others
  • Novel: TRAVELING WITH A NUCLEAR WHORE (finalist for Thayer Fellowship in Fiction)
     

 



Taylor Polites

Fiction Writing

 



Juanita Rockwell

Playwriting, Director, Dramaturge, Producer, Performer

  • Co-founder: MFA in Theatre, Towson University
  • Directing credits include: Charles Borkhuis’s play FOREIGN BODIES (for National Public Radio) and more
     



Lawrence Schiller
(Advisory Board Member)

 


 


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