Lecture: Our Failure in Fiction


Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

The Department of English and Program in Creative Writing presents Lindsey Drager, University of Denver.

Lindsey Drager received her MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne and is finishing her Phd in Creative Writing at the University of Denver. Her novel, The Sorrow Proper, was runner-up for the Miami University Press Novella Prize in 2014. She has published numerous pieces, both in fiction and creative non-fiction, in such journals as Post Road, LIT, Modern Language Studies, The Chattahoochee Review, Black Warrior Review, Copper Nickel, Passages North, and Quarterly West. She is currently associate editor for the Denver Quarterly, assistant fiction editor for Green Mountains Review, and editor for Starcherone Books. Her teaching and research interests are in contemporary American literature, disability studies, rhetoric of the body, literary publishing, narrative theory, American Gothic, social science fiction, the novella, the speculative essay, image & test, Virginia Woolf, and creative writing pedagogy.