Event
5 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
The 2025 Novel Writing, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Memoir Writing Project Information Session 2

Presenters
Peter Geye
Peter Geye received his MFA from the University of New Orleans and his PhD from Western Michigan University, where he was editor of Third Coast. Geye is the author of the award-winning novels Safe from the Sea; The Lighthouse Road; Wintering, winner of the Minnesota Book Award; and Northernmost
신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin
신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin is a Korean-born creative nonfiction writer, freelance arts journalist, fiction writer, poet, editor, children’s book author, and frequent public speaker. She is the author of The Wet Hex which won the 2023 Society of Midland Authors Award for Poetry and was a finalist for a
Carolyn Holbrook
Carolyn Holbrook is a writer, educator, and an advocate for the healing power of the arts. Her memoir in essays, Tell Me Your Names and I Will Testify (University of Minnesota Press, 2020), won the 2021 Minnesota Book Award for Memoir and Creative Nonfiction. She is founder and director of the Twin
Heid E. Erdrich
Heid E. Erdrich has authored several poetry collections, including Little Big Bully, a National Poetry Series winner. Erdrich edited New Poets of Native Nations anthology from Graywolf Press and has received many honors, including the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the
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Online—Zoom Classroom
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Year Long Writing Project Info Sessions 2025

If you're curious about the Loft's Year-Long Writing Project in Novel Writing with Peter Geye, Creative Nonfiction with Sun Yung Shin, Memoir with Carolyn Holbrook, or Poetry with Heid E. Erdrich and which is right for you, come to this informal information session to find out more! In this session, we'll discuss the each of the programs, the year ahead, and how your project may fit in. The teaching mentors of each cohort will share an overview about what to expect. It is free and open to the public, and it takes place online, via Zoom. This will be a recorded event. Please pre-register for this event.

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Artists
Peter Geye
신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin
Carolyn Holbrook
Heid E. Erdrich