Pleiades Reading Featuring Nance Van Winckel, Jacquest Rancourt, and Robert Long Foreman

Robert Long Foreman's essays and short stories have appeared in AgniCopper NickelThe Cincinnati Review, and the Utne Reader, among other publications. He has won a Pushcart Prize and the hearts of his wife and daughters. He lives with them in Kansas City.

Robert Long Foreman

Robert Long Foreman

Jacques Rancourt has received a Wallace Stegner fellowship from Stanford University, the Halls Emerging Artist Fellowship from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and a residency from the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France. His poems have appeared in the Kenyon Review, jubilat, New England Review, Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Best New Poets 2014, among others.  A founding editor, he manages the literary journal, Devil's Lake.  

Jacques Rancourt

Jacques Rancourt

Nance Van Winckel is the author of six collections of poems—most recently Pacific Walkers (U. of Washington Press, 2013)—and five books of fiction—including Ever Yrs, a novel in the form of a scrapbook (Twisted Road Publications, 2014). She's the recipient of two NEA Poetry Fellowships, the Paterson Fiction Prize, the American Short Fiction Award, a Christopher Isherwood Fiction Fellowship, three Pushcart Prizes, the Poetry Society of America's Gordon Barber Poetry Award, and other honors. She lives in Spokane, Washington, where she is a professor in Eastern Washington University's Inland Northwest Center for Writers. She also teaches in Vermont College of Fine Arts' MFA in Writing Program. 

Nance Vank Winckel

Nance Vank Winckel