Gabrielle Calvocoressi, 44th Annual ODU Literary Festival
University Theatre; Virtual
Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart; Apocalyptic Swing, which was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize; and Rocket Fantastic, winner of the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry. Calvocoressi has received numerous awards and fellowships including a Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship from Stanford University, a Rona Jaffe Woman Writer’s Award, a Lannan Foundation residency, the Bernard F. Conners Prize from The Paris Review, and a residency from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation. Calvocoressi teaches at UNC Chapel Hill and lives in Durham, North Carolina.
The reading took place on Monday, October 4, at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre and online.
Kent Wascom, Festival Co-director, welcomed the audience. He introduced the writer Benjamín Naka-Hasebe Kingsley who introduced Calvocoressi.
Calvocoressi, Gabrielle, "Gabrielle Calvocoressi, 44th Annual ODU Literary Festival" (2021). 44th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 3-7, 2021. 8.