Visiting Fiction Writer
Thursday, Nov. 2 – 12 p.m.
Mazur Hall, Room 821
Camille Acker is the author of the short story collection Training School for Negro Girls. Her work has been published in The New York Times Book Review, Publishers Weekly, Electric Literature, as an Audible Original, and in the anthology On Girlhood: 15 Stories From the Well-Read Black Girl Library. Her writing has received support from the Tin House Residency program, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Voices of Our Nations Arts, and Millay Colony for the Arts, among others. She was a recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship in 2020 and named a 2022 Fellow by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. She has two books under contract with Random House and lives in Philadelphia.
The Poets & Writers Series is sponsored by the Temple University MFA Program in Creative Writing, with the assistance of the Department of English. Each year a number of poets and fiction writers are invited to read from and discuss their work to members of both the Temple community and the local Philadelphia arts scene. All events are free and open to the public.