Start: September 27, 2022 7:30 p.m.
End: September 27, 2022 9 p.m.

A Double Memoir Launch with Jill Christman & Kelcey Ervick

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
7:30 p.m.
Student Center, Cardinal Hall A

Jill Christman is a 2020 NEA Prose Fellow and the author of If This Were Fiction: A Love Story in Essays (forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press in fall 2022) and two memoirs, Darkroom: A Family Exposure (winner of the AWP Prize for CNF) and Borrowed Babies: Apprenticing for Motherhood. Her essays have appeared in magazines such as Brevity, Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, Iron Horse Literary Review, Longreads, and O, The Oprah Magazine. A senior editor for River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative and executive producer of the podcast Indelible: Campus Sexual Violence, she teaches creative nonfiction writing and literary editing at Ball State University.

Kelcey Ervick
is the author of the graphic memoir, THE KEEPER, forthcoming from Avery Books/Penguin in fall 2022. Her three previous award-winning books of fiction and nonfiction are THE BITTER LIFE OF BOŽENA NĚMCOVÁ, LILIANE'S BALCONY, and FOR SALE BY OWNER. She is co-editor, with Tom Hart, of THE FIELD GUIDE TO GRAPHIC LITERATURE, forthcoming from Rose Metal Press in 2023. Her stories, essays, and comics have appeared in The Rumpus, The Believer, Lit Hub, Colorado Review, Passages North, Quarterly West, Booth, Notre Dame Review, and elsewhere. She has received grants from the Indiana Arts Commission, the Sustainable Arts Foundation, and New Frontiers in Arts and Humanities at Indiana University. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati and is a professor of English and creative writing at Indiana University South Bend.