2017 Sarah Manguso

Sarah Manguso

Dedmon Writer in Residence 2016-2017

Sarah Manguso is the author of four books of prose including Ongoingness, a meditation on motherhood and time; The Guardians, an investigation of friendship and suicide; and The Two Kinds of Decay, a memoir of her experience with chronic illness. Her other books include the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rome Prize, she grew up near Boston and now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

In residence the week of October 31, 2016.