Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Faculty 2017
About Kevin Haworth
Kevin Haworth is a 2016 NEA Fellow and Director of the low-residency MFA program at Carlow University in Pittsburgh. His books include the novel The Discontinuity of Small Things, the essay collection Famous Drownings in Literary History, and the limited edition essay chapbook Far Out All My Life. His collection of essays about writing, Lit From Within: Contemporary Masters on the Art and Craft of Writing, co-edited with Dinty W. Moore, was recognized as an American Library Association Outstanding Title, Writer Magazine Top 10 Writing Book, and Poets & Writers Best Books for Writers List. He has held residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Headlands Center for the Arts, and Ledig International Writers House. He recently participated in Public Writing, Public Libraries, a public art project in which his essays were printed on the windows of libraries throughout the state of Iowa.