2013 Visiting Writers
Visiting Writer for 2013 MFA Residency in Glenside and King of Prussia
Nathalie Anderson’s first book, Following Fred Astaire, won the 1998 Washington Prize from The Word Works, and her second, Crawlers, received the 2005 McGovern Prize from Ashland Poetry Press; her third, Quiver, was published in 2011 by Penstroke Press. Anderson’s poems have appeared in such journals as The New Yorker, North American Review, Paris Review, Prairie Schooner and Southern Poetry Review.
She serves currently as Poet in Residence at the Rosenbach Museum and Library, and she teaches at Swarthmore College.
Visiting Writer for the August 2013 MFA Residency in Glenside and King of Prussia
Lauren Grodstein is the author, most recently, of "A Friend of the Family," which was a New York Times Editor's Choice and a Washington Post Book of the Year. Her other books include the novel "Reproduction is the Flaw of Love" and "The Best of Animals," a story collection. Her work has appeared in publications including the New York Times and Poets and Writers, and has been translated into ten languages.
She directs the MFA program at Rutgers-Camden. Her new novel, "You Are Not Alone," will be published in September 2013.
Lori A. May
Visiting Writer for the January 2013 Residency in Glenside and King of Prussia
Lori A. May is a poet, novelist, and freelance writer. She is the author of four books including The Low-Residency MFA Handbook: A Guide for Prospective Creative Writing Students and stains: early poems. Additional publication credits include The Writer, Writer's Digest, Phoebe, Passages North, Hippocampus Magazine and others.
You’ll find her book reviews in New Orleans Review, Los Angeles Review, The Iowa Review, Rattle, Northern Poetry Review and elsewhere.