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CRAFT 2024 Summer Salon

CRAFT 2024 Summer Salon

Please join us for an hour of readings by award-winning authors!

Thursday, June 27, 2024, at 4-5 p.m. PDT / 7-8 p.m. EDT on Zoom

The event is free and open to all interested,
but please register via Submittable to receive the link!

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Featured Reader: Kimberly King Parsons

Author of We Were the Universe

Guest Judge for the
CRAFT 2024 First Chapters Contest

Additional virtual salon readers
will include recent contributors:

Annabel Li

Introduced by Melissa Benton Barker,
Flash Fiction Associate Coeditor

Herb Harris

Introduced by Shara Kronmal,
Longform Creative Nonfiction Associate Editor

Jennifer Lewis

Introduced by Rowena Leong Singer,
Short Fiction Associate Coeditor

Editor in Chief Courtney Harler will moderate the event.

Additional details provided upon registration.

Our Featured Reader:

KIMBERLY KING PARSONS is the author of the national bestselling novel We Were the Universe, a Dakota Johnson Book Club pick The New York Times calls “a profound, gutsy tale of grief’s dismantling power.” Parsons’s story collection, Black Light, was longlisted for the National Book Award and The Story Prize. A recipient of fellowships from Yaddo and Columbia University, Parsons won the 2020 National Magazine Award for “Foxes,” a story published in The Paris Review. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her partner and children. Find her on Instagram @kimberlykingparsons.