A reading by Eula Biss and Aisha Sabatini Sloan and moderated Q&A by Adrienne Brown. Refreshments will be provided.
Eula Biss is the author of four books: Having and Being Had (2020), On Immunity (2014), Notes from No Man’s Land (2009), and The Balloonists (2002). Her work has been translated into a dozen languages and has been recognized by a National Book Critics Circle Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library. As a 2023 National Fellow at New America, she is at work on a collection of essays about how private property has shaped our world.
Aisha Sabatini Sloan’s writing about race and current events is often coupled with analysis of art, film, and pop culture. She is the author of The Fluency of Light, Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit, Borealis, and, with her father, the image + text collaboration, Captioning the Archives. The recipient of a CLMP Firecraker award, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a National Magazine Award, a Lambda Literary award, and a Jean Córdova award for Queer Nonfiction. She is an assistant professor of English at the University of Michigan.
Literary Arts Lab is a three-day festival of readings, panels, and Q&As featuring writers Eula Biss, Jennifer Croft, John Keene, Suketu Mehta, and Aisha Sabatini Sloan.
This event is sponsored by UChicago’s Program in Creative Writing and the Seminary Co-op Bookstore.