Passarello, recipient of the 2015 Whiting Award in nonfiction, reads from her works. Her essays have recently appeared in the Oxford American, Creative Nonfiction, Virginia Quarterly Review and the Iowa Review. Her first essay collection, “Let Me Clear My Throat,” won the gold medal at the 2013 Independent Publisher Awards and was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award. Her upcoming collection, “Animals Strike Curious Poses,” will be published this year. Passarello serves on the board of the NonfictionNow conference, co-edits West Virginia University Press’ “In Place” series, is nonfiction editor of Iron Horse Review and teaches at Oregon State University.
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