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In choosing our faculty we select only internationally celebrated authors of color who are known for their excellence as writers and their sensibilities toward political and cultural issues. All of our workshop leaders are inspiring and proven teachers experienced with diverse populations.

VONA/VOICES FACULTY 2017

JUNOT DIAZ
FICTION -- WEEK ONE  
 WILLIE PERDOMO
POETRY -- WEEK TWO
REYNA GRANDE
MEMOIR -- WEEK ONE 
MARJORIE LIU
GENRE FICTION -- WEEK ONE 

 

FAITH ADIELE
TRAVEL WRITING -- WEEK ONE  
KIM EUELL
PLAYWRITING -- WEEK ONE
RUTH FORMAN
RESIDENCY, POETRY -- WEEK TWO
 DAVID MURA
RESIDENCY, PROSE -- WEEK ONE
 M. EVELINA GALANG
FICTION -- WEEK TWO
PATRICIA SMITH
POETRY -- WEEK ONE  
DANEZ SMITH
POETRY 2 -- WEEK ONE
BICH MINH NGUYEN
MEMOIR -- WEEK TWO
TANANARIVE DUE
SPECULATIVE FICTION -- WEEK TWO
KIESE LAYMON
ESSAY -- WEEK TWO 
 ELMAZ ABINADER
POLITICAL CONTENT IN STORY,
MEMOIR AND POETRY --   WEEK TWO