March 21, 2015
WCBN and Sweetland Center for Writing present a live broadcast of Word Squared, featuring guest Phoebe Gloeckner: Mar. 24, 6pm at Literati Books, Ann Arbor.
Wednesday, March 25 at 6:00 pm
Literati Bookstore, 124 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Sweetland Center for Writing’s Word Squared lets you hear directly from U-M professors about their challenges, processes, and expectation as writers and also as readers of student writing. Word Sqaured pairs an esteemed University professor with Sweetland faculty member for a conversation about writing. These conversations offer a rare glimpse into the writing that professors do outside the classroom and how they handle the same challenges student writers face.
Phoebe Gloeckner is Associate Professor in the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, where she teaches courses in comic arts and interactive books. Her writing, drawing and illustration takes many shapes and forms, including A Child’s Life and the extraordinary The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2002), which was recently adapted by Marielle Heller into a feature film that premiered at Sundance in January. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship for her ongoing work concerning the family of a murdered teenager living in Ciudad Juárez, a project that redefines boundaries not only between genres and mediums, but between author, reader and subject.