Poetry-in-the-Round hosts a literary editing and publishing panel on Friday, May 10 at 4 p.m. in Fahy 129.
Callie Garnett (assistant editor) acquires literary fiction, feminist journalism and commentary, voice-driven essay and memoir, and books about pop culture for Bloomsbury. She has worked with David Chariandy, T Kira Madden, Rachel Louise Snyder, and Gay Talese, among others. Previously she completed a master's degree in English at the University of Iowa, where she taught literature and rhetoric. She is a poet whose work includes Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (Ugly Duckling Presse) and On Knowingness (The Song Cave).
Samantha Shea (agent) joined Georges Borchardt, Inc. in 2010 and was made a Vice President in 2016. Her list includes literary fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, journalism, essays, cultural criticism, and history. Samantha's authors are regularly named for numerous awards and honors, including the "5 Under 35" honor from the National Book Foundation, the Rona Jaffe Prize, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Awards, the NYPL's Young Lions Fiction Award, the "Best of Young American Novelists" honor from Granta, the Kirkus Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Awards, the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Prize, and others. She represents such writers as Lesley Nneka Arimah, Nona Aronowitz, Amy Butcher, Jane Delury, Camille Dungy, Lydia Fitzpatrick, Greg Jackson, Casey Michel, Angela Pelster-Wiebe, Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, Charlotte Shane, Shruti Swamy, Novuyo Tshuma, and Jenny Zhang.
The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome.
About the Series:
Poetry-in-the-Round has brought some of the best contemporary writers from around the world to Seton Hall University for the past three decades. Some of those visitors have included Karen Russell, Ben Lerner, Dinaw Mengestu, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Weike Wang, Jonathan Franzen, Heidi Julavits, Ben Marcus, Joyce Carol Oates, Russell Banks, Nadine Gordimer, Jamaica Kincaid, John Ashbery, Adrienne Rich, and many others. The series has worked to bring established and up-and-coming new writers to the attention of Seton Hall students and the community.