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Off The Page: Florida Atlantic University's Literary Series- Boca Raton, FL

  • FAU: Majestic Palm Room, Student Union 777 Glades Road Boca Raton, FL, 33434 United States (map)


BRITTANY ACKERMAN is a graduate of FAU’s Master of Fine Arts program in Creative Writing. She completed a residency at the Wellstone Center in the Redwoods, and has attended the Mont Blanc Workshop in Chamonix, France. She currently lives in Los Angeles and her collection of essays and winner of the 2016 Non c on Award, The Perpetual Motion Machine was published by Red Hen Press in the fall of 2018.

STEPHANIE ANDERSON is a writer of literary journalism, narrative nonfiction, and literary fiction. Her work focuses on rural life, agriculture, food, the environment, personal relationships, and animals. Stephanie’s debut nonfiction book, One Size Fits None, will be released in January 2019 from University of Nebraska Press. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Hotel Amerika, Kudzu House Quarterly, The Chronicle Review, Sweet, and others. Her essay “Greyhound” won the 2016 Payton James Freeman Essay Prize.

MR SHEFFIELD is a third-generation Floridian. She received her MFA in fiction from FAU in 2009; since that she’s been employed as an English Instructor and Graduate Advisor at FAU. Her work has been published in Black Warrior Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Florida Review, and other publications. Marvels of Natural History (Sundress Press, 2019) is her first collection.