David Fenza, 25th Annual ODU Literary Festival


David Fenza

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Mills Godwin 102

Author/Artist Bio

David Fenza is Executive Director of the Associated Writing Programs, a nonprofit organization of writers and creative writing programs. He has taught creative writing, literature, and composition at Johns Hopkins, Old Dominion University, Essex Community College, and Goucher College, and has served as editor for numerous literary magazines. He has served on the boards of the Galileo Press and Share Our Strength, a hunger relief organization. In 1995 he was awarded a Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is also editor of The Writer's Chronicle and author of a book-length poem, The Interlude.


Wednesday, October 2nd, 2002 at 11:00 a.m.

Including personal essays, memoirs, historical narratives, and literary journalism, creative nonfiction is, perhaps, the most diverse of literary genres. David Fenza, Philip Gerard, and Valerie Miner, all seasoned award-winning writers, read from their own work and discuss the renaissance in nonfiction and the changes and challenges confronting writers of nonfiction.

Co-sponsored by the Associated Writing Programs


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