Sativa holds an MFA in fiction from New York University, where she received a Veterans Writing Workshop fellowship. At NYU, she served as co-fiction editor for Washington Square Review and led writing workshops for soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Her work has appeared in The Threepenny Review, Rattle magazine, The International Journal of Transitional Justice, and is forthcoming in TriQuarterly.
Nate Klug is the author of Rude Woods, a modern translation of Virgil's Eclogues (The Song Cave, 2013) and Anyone, a book of poems (The University of Chicago Press, 2015). A Congregationalist minister, he has served churches in Connecticut, Iowa, and the Bay Area of California, where he currently lives.
Lannan Fellowship and three-time Pushcart prize winner, Jill McDonough’s books of poems include Habeas Corpus (Salt, 2008), Oh, James! (Seven Kitchens, 2012), and Where You Live (Salt, 2012). The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fine Arts Work Center, the New York Public Library, the Library of Congress, and Stanford’s Stegner program, she taught incarcerated college students through Boston University’s... Read More →
Jones Lecturer, Stanford University
Shannon Pufahl is a Jones Lecturer in the Creative Writing Program at Stanford University, where she was previously a Stegner Fellow in fiction. She is at work on a novel set in the American West about gambling and surveillance in the post-War period, and on a collection of essays on topics ranging from John Brown to taxidermy to the nude in Western art.
Atsuro Riley is the author of 'Romey’s Order' (Chicago, 2010), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, The Believer Poetry Award, the Whiting Writer's Award, and the Witter Bynner Award from the Library of Congress. He reads at City Arts & Lectures (Nourse Theater, SF—with Kay Ryan) on January 31.