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Irina Zhorov

Plemmons Student Union 201-B Plemmons Student Union

Photo by Sam BrownThis event is co-sponsored by The Schaefer Center Presents series and Appalachian JournalNovelist Irina Zhorov was born in Uzbekistan, in the Soviet Union, and moved to Philadelphia on the eve of its dissolution. After failing to make use of a geology degree, she received an MFA from the University of Wyoming. Zhorov […]

Emily Nemens

Plemmons Student Union 201-B Plemmons Student Union

This event is co-sponsored by The Schaefer Center Presents series and Appalachian Journal2023 Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing, Novelist and Editor Emily Nemens is a writer, illustrator, editor, and educator. Her debut novel, The Cactus League, was published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in February 2020 and released in paperback by Picador in […]

Liz Robbins

Plemmons Student Union 201-B Plemmons Student Union

This event is co-sponsored by The Schaefer Center Presents series and Appalachian JournalPoet Liz Robbins' (she/her) third collection, Freaked, won the 2015 Elixir Press Annual Poetry Award, judged by Bruce Bond; her second collection, Play Button, won the 2012 Cider Press Review Book Award, judged by Patricia Smith. Her first collection is Hope, As the […]