Author Patricia Foster Reading
- May 2, 2013
- 6:00 PM — 7:30 PM
- Myers Library L-108 Couchman Reading Room.
- Lauren Alleyne 589-3798
Patricia Foster, May 2nd at 6pm, Couchman Reading Room
Patricia Foster received an MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop and a Ph.D. from Florida State University. She is the author of the memoir All the Lost Girls, winner of the PEN/Jerard Fund Award, a book of essays, Just beneath My Skin, and a novel, Girl from Soldier Creek (Fred Bonnie Award for first novel). She is the editor of Minding the Body: Women Writers on Body and Soul; Sister to Sister, and co-editor of The Healing Circle and Understanding the Essay (with Jeff Porter). A recipient of a Florida Arts Council Award, a Dean’s Scholar Award, and an Alabama Voices Award, Foster’s work has appeared in numerous journals. She has been a professor in the MFA Program in Nonfiction at the University of Iowa for nineteen years.