You Weren’t Taught This in American Lit Class with Steven Kellman - San Antonio Book Festival
April 6, 2019

You Weren’t Taught This in American Lit Class with Steven Kellman

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am
  •    |   Location of Session: Copper Kitchen
  • Adult Sessions
  • Start of Signing: 12:00 PM
  •    |   Signing Location: Southwest School of Art Parking Lot

About the Author

Steven G. Kellman - The San Antonio Book Festival

Steven G. Kellman

Steven G. Kellman is a professor of comparative literature at UTSA. His books include: The Restless Ilan Stavans: Outsider on the Inside (Pittsburgh); American Suite (Finishing Line); Redemption: The Life of Henry Roth (Norton); The Translingual Imagination (Nebraska); Loving Reading: Erotics of the Text (Archon); and The Self Begetting Novel (Columbia). A widely published critic and essayist, Kellman served four terms on the board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle and received its coveted Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing. The founding board president of Gemini Ink, he is a recipient of its Award for Literary Excellence and of the San Antonio Public Library Foundation Arts and Letters Award.

Moderator

Alexandra Van de Kamp

Alexandra van de Kamp is the Executive Director for Gemini Ink, a literary arts nonprofit based in San Antonio, which offers a wide range of programming all around the power of engaging with creative writing and literature.  Van de Kamp is the author of two full-length collections of poems: The Park of Upside-Down Chairs (CW Books 2010) and Kiss/Hierarchy (Rain Mountain Press 2016). She has also published several chapbooks, including Dear Jean Seberg (2011), which won the 2010 Burnside Review Chapbook Contest. Her poems have been published in journals nationwide, such as in The Cincinnati Review,  The Denver QuarterlyThe Connecticut Review, Tahoma Literary Review, and Washington Square.  For six years she lived in Madrid, Spain, where she co-founded and edited the bilingual journal, Terra Incognita.

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