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Davidson Reads - Andrea Applebee '06 and Sarah Perry '04

Andrea Applebee '06 is a poet, editor, and art writer living in Athens, Greece. Her first collection of poems, Aletheia, has just been published. She works as a freelance writing coach, and collaborates to lead a writing workshop for refugees and migrants. Applebee received her M.F.A. in nonfiction and a Certificate in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010. She has taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Duke University.  She served as an Associate Editor for Philadelphia Stories from 2010-13, and has been with the team of editors at Tupelo Quarterly since 2013. Andrea relocated to Athens from the U.S. in 2016 with her guide dog, Mercy.

Sarah Perry '04 received an M.F.A. in nonfiction from Columbia University, where she served as publisher of Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art. A recipient of a Writers' Fellowship from the Edward F. Albee Foundation and a Javits Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education, she has attended residencies at Norton Island in Maine and PLAYA in Oregon. Her memoir, After the Eclipse, was published in September to rave reviews. She lives in New York.

Location

Carolina Inn Carolina Inn Lower Level

Event Type

Lecture

Contact

Barton, Kathy D
kabarton@davidson.edu