KGB: Two From FC2 - Readings by Jeffrey DeShell and Elisabeth Sheffield

March 27, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Elisabeth Sheffield is the author of three novels, all published by FC2: Helen Keller Really Lived (2014), Fort Da: A Report (2009), and Gone (2003). Additionally, her work has appeared in various venues such as Ploughshares, the Denver Quarterly, Pretext, 13th Moon, Gulf Coast and past and present issues of Gargoyle. A National Endowment of the Arts Award for Literature Fellow in 2012, Elisabeth Sheffield has also been awarded two Fulbrights, in Kiel, Germany (1999-2000), and in Belfast, Northern Ireland (2014), and a writing residency at the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study in Bremen, Germany (2016-2017).  Currently she is working on another novel and directing the creative writing program at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Jeffrey DeShell is the author of six novels, mostly recent Expectation (2013) and Arthouse (2011), and a critical book, The Peculiarity of Literature: An Allegorical Approach to Poe’s Fiction.  He has co-edited two collections of fiction by American women, Chick-Lit I: Postfeminist Fiction and Chick-Lit II: No Chick Vics (FC2), and was a Fulbright Teaching Fellow in Budapest. He has taught in Northern Cyprus, the American Midwest and the Milton Avery Graduate School for the Arts at Bard College.  He is currently a Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder.