November 8, 2013
Moderated by Noy Holland
Stanley Crawford divides his time between writing and farming in Northern New Mexico, where he and his wife RoseMary have lived since 1969. He’s the author of five novels, among which is The Log of the S.S. The Mrs Unguentine (Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign and London), and three works of nonfiction about Northern New Mexico, including A Garlic Testament: Seasons on a Small New Mexico Farm (The University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque). Works in progress include two novels and a collection of essays. Crawford has been the recipient of two NEA Writing Fellowships and a three-year Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award, and has held residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the Bellagio Study Center, and Centrum in Port Townsend, Washington. He has taught at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, the U-Mass/Amherst, and Colorado College in Colorado Springs.
Noy Holland is the author of Swim for the Little One First, The Spectacle of the Body, and What Begins with Bird. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council and a member of the Board of Directors at FC2. Her work has appeared in The Quarterly, Conjunctions, NOON, New York Tyrant, and elsewhere. She is a Co-founder and Co-director of the Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts & Action.