Love Letter 1: “Edification Desired”
Edie Mediav is the author of Lola, California (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), one of the “most anticipated books of 2011” (Max McGee, The Millions). She is the author of Crawl Space and The Far Field, and she is the recipient of numerous literary awards. Access her blog here. For a preview of the compelling and absorbing Lola, California, view this Snapdragon Films book trailer directed by Rebecca Dreyfus.
Love Letter 2: “Hurricane Katrina”
Kathryn Hummel has published fiction, non-fiction, academic work and poetry in Australia, the US, Nepal, Bangladesh and India. She is a PhD candidate with the School of Communication, International Studies and Languages at the University of South Australia. Currently she is writing and researching autoethnography, drawing on her experiences of life and work in Bangladesh. She is a writer in residence at Australian Poetry’s Cafe Poet Program.
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