2018 Festival Authors H – N

Daisy Hernández is the author of A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir. She has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, and NPR’s All Things Considered and CodeSwitch

Saturday, May 19, 4:30 pm – LGBTQ panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Stephen D. Hyers Theater

Sunday, May 20, 3:30 pm – Misrecognition/Latinx panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room


Ross Howell Jr. is the author of the 2016 novel, Forsaken.

Sunday, May 20, 2:15 pm – Novel Panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room


Eddie Huffman  has contributed to many publications, including Rolling Stone, the New York Times, and All Music Guide. He is the author of John Prine, In Spite of Himself.

Saturday, May 19, 2:00 pm – Memoir/Biography panel, Greensboro History Museum, Mary Norris Preyer Hall

Saturday, May 19, 8:30 p.m. – Chris Stamey & Eddie Huffman in Conversation, Greensboro Project Space

 

Brett Ingram is a photographer, writer, and award-winning director. He is the author of The Secret Life of Renaldo Kuhler.

Thursday, May 17, 7:00 pm – Weatherspoon Art Museum Auditorium

 

Jessica Jacobs is the author of Pelvis with Distance, In Whatever Light Left to Us, and the forthcoming Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going.

Saturday, May 19, 4:30 pm – LGBTQ panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Stephen D. Hyers Theater

Sunday, May 20, 3:30 pm – Poetry Panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Stephen D. Hyers Theater

 

Jeremy B. Jones is the author of Bearwallow: A Personal History of a  Mountain Homeland. His essays have appeared in numerous literary magazines and have twice been named ‘Notable’ in Best American Essays.

Saturday, May 19, 4:30 pm – Blair Publishing Panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

 

Wayne Johns is a member of the faculty at Greensboro College in the Department of English, Communication, and Media Studies.

Saturday, May 19, 4:30 pm – Moderator, LGBTQ Writers panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Stephen D. Hyers Theater

 

Allen Johnson is the Editorial Page Editor at the Greensboro News and Record, Greensboro native, and UNC-CH alum. He’s an avid reader and movie buff who jogs, very slowly, nearly every day.

Saturday, May 19, 11:15 am – Moderator, The End of the World as We Know It panel, Greensboro History Museum, Mary Norris Preyer Hall

 

Holly Goddard Jones is the author of The Salt Line, The Next Time You See Me, and the short story collection, Girl Trouble.

Sunday, May 20, 2:15 pm – Moderator, Contemporary Novel panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room


Janine Joseph is the author of Driving without a License, winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize and a finalist for the 2017 Oklahoma Book Award.

Saturday, May 19, 11:15 am – Undocupoets panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Stephen D. Hyers Theater

Sunday, May 20, 2:15 pm – Feminist Panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

 

Terry L. Kennedy is a poet and the author of the poetry collection New River Breakdown.

Saturday, May 20, 10:00 am – Unicorn Press Panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

Sunday, May 20, 2:15 pm – UNCG MFA panel, Triad Stage Cabaret

 

Monifa Lemons (SelahthePoet) is a spoken word artist, committed to nurturing the journey of artists from all disciplines. Her work can be found at Sinister Wisdom: 107 Black Lesbians – We Are the Revolution!, and The African American Review, among others.

Saturday, May 19, 8:30 pm – Performance Poetry, Triad Stage Cabaret

 

Dana Alison Levy is the author of four middle grade novels, including This Would Make a Good Story Someday.

Saturday, May 19, 11:15 am – Middle Grade Authors, International Civil Rights Center & Museum Auditorium

 

Tara Luebbe is the author of pictures books for children such as Shark Nate-O and I Am Famous.

Sunday, May 20, 1:45 pm – Picture Book Authors, Greensboro Central Library, Children’s Room

 

Ashley Lumpkin is the author of three chapbooks and one full-length collection, #AshleyLumpkin.

Saturday, May 19, 8:30 p.m. – Performance Poetry, Triad Stage Cabaret

Sunday, May 20, 2:15 pm – Feminist Writers panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Van Dyke Performance Space


Carmen Maria Machado is a short story writer, essayist, and critic whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, and other publications. Her short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the John Leonard Prize.

Saturday, May 19, 2:00 pm – Author Talk, Greensboro Cultural Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

Sunday, May 20, 2:15 pm – Feminist panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

 

Beth Macy is a journalist and the author of Factory Man,Truevine, and the forthcoming Dopestick.

Saturday, May 19, 11:15 am – The End of the World As We Know It, Greensboro History Museum, Mary Norris Preyer Hall

Sunday, May 20, 1:00 pm – Author Talk, Greensboro Cultural Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

 

Charlotte Matthews is the author of Whistle What Can’t Be Said, Still Enough to Be Dreaming and Green Stars.

Saturday, May 19, 10:00 am – Unicorn Press panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

 

Stacy McAnulty is the author of several books for children and the middle grade novel, The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl.

Saturday, May 19, 10:15 am – Picture Book Authors, Greensboro Central Library, Children’s Room

Saturday, May 19, 4:30 pm – Middle Grade Fiction panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Orientation Room

 

Thomas McConnell is the author of the historical novel, The Wooden King.

Saturday, May 19, 2:00 pm – Hub City Press panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

 

Michael McFee has published sixteen books, most recently Appointed Rounds: Essays and We Were Once Here: Poems.

Saturday, May 19, 11:15 am – Bull City Press panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

 

Joe Mills has written poetry, fiction, drama, and criticism. He has published six poetry volumes: including Exit, pursued by a bear and Somewhere During the Spin Cycle.

Saturday, May 19, 10 am – Moderator, Contemporary Poetry panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Stephen D. Hyers Theater

Saturday, May 19, 3:15 pm – Press 53 panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

 

Jim Minick is the author of five books, including Fire Is Your Water and The Blueberry Years. He will appear at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 20 as part of the second novel panel in the Hyers room of the Cultural Arts Center.

Sunday, May 20, 2:15 pm – Contemporary Novel panel, Nussbaum Room, Central Library

 

Steve Mitchell is a short story writer, essayist, and journalist. His debut novel, Cloud Diary, was recently published. His short story collection is titled, The Naming of Ghosts.

Saturday, May 19, 4:30 pm – Moderator, Contemporary Short Story panel, Greensboro History Museum, Mary Norris Preyer Hall

 

Ray Morrison is the author of In a World of Small Truths. His fiction has also appeared in publications such as Carve Magazine and The Mixtape: A Flash Fiction Anthology.

Saturday, May 19, 3:15 pm – Press 53 panel, Greensboro Central LIbrary, Nussbaum Room

Saturday, May 19, 4:30 pm – Short Story panel, Greensboro History Museum, Mary Norris Preyer Hall

 

Lauren Moseley is the author of the debut poetry collection Big Windows.

Sunday, May 20, 3:30 pm – Poetry panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Stephen D. Hyers Theater

 

Lee Hull Moses is the author of More Than Enough: Living Abundantly in a Culture of Excess, as well as other books and articles on living as a Christian.

Sunday, May 20, 2:15 pm – Moderator, Religion and Mental Health panel, First Christian Church

 

Erik Lars Myers the co-author of North Carolina Craft Beers and Breweries and the president of the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild.

Saturday, May 19, 4:30 pm – Blair panel, Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

 

Morgan Renae Myers is an author, poet, actress, and educator who finds a way to incorporate the inner creativity in everyone she comes into contact with.

Saturday, May 19, 8:30 pm – Performance Poetry, Triad Stage Cabaret

 

Joan Nathan is the author of eleven books, including Jewish Cooking in America, The New American Cooking, and her most recent, King Solomon’s Table.

Sunday, May 20, 3:30 pm – Cooking panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

 

Jen Nails is a librarian and the author of the novels Next to Mexico and One Hundred Spaghetti Strings.

Saturday, May 19, 4:30 pm – Middle Grade Fiction panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Orientation Room

Sham-e-Ali Nayeem is a Indian-born poet and artist who is currently based in Philadelphia, and the author of The City of Pearls. Her poetry has been in numerous publications and anthologies, and she has performed it all over the world.

Saturday, May 19, 10:00 am – Poetry Panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Stephen D. Hyers Theater

Saturday, May 19, 3:15 pm – Contemporary Muslim Writing Beyond Politics panel, Greensboro Cultural Center, Stephen D. Hyers Theater

 

Sara Rose Nordgren is a poet and teacher. She is the author of two poetry collections, Best Bones and Darwin’s Mother.

Sunday, May 20, 2:15 to pm – UNCG MFA panel, Triad Stage Cabaret