Jamie Callan, 26th Annual Literary Festival


Jamie Callan

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Chandler Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center

Author/Artist Bio

Jamie Callan is author of three novels for young adults. Her fiction has appeared in Best American Erotica 2002, The Missouri Review, Story Buzz Magazine, American Letters and Commentary, OntheBus, The Baffler, and Turnstile. She has received grants and fellowships from the New York State Council on the Arts, the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Ragdale, the Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, and the Djerassi Foundation. She's won the first prize in the Writers Digest Competition for literary fiction twice, a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award and a Goldwyn Award for Screenwriting. Callan teaches fiction at Yale University, NYU, and Wesleyan Universty. She is also a Master Teaching Artist with the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and was recently rated No.81 in Best American Erotica's Readers Choice Top 100 erotica writers from the last 10 years.


Callan read on Tuesday September 30, 2003 at the Chandler Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center in Norfolk, Virginia at 8 p.m


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