Sandra Hunter’s stories have won the 2017 Leapfrog Press Fiction Award, 2016 Gold Line Press Chapbook Prize, and three Pushcart nominations. She is a 2018 Hawthornden Fellow and a 2017 MacDowell Fellow. Her previous books include the chapbook Small Change, and her debut novel, Losing Touch. Hunter will read from her new short fiction collection, Trip Wires, (forthcoming from Leapfrog Press, 2018).
Pat Pollard. After a succesful career as a commercial photographer, Pat located to Taos in 1990 and began to experiment with various media to express her own personal vision. The result has been a wide variety of mixed media combining everything from photographic imagery to construction, sculpture and found objects. She is the author of the memoir, Long Time Lost (Nighthawk Press). Pollard will read from Bonnie Lee Black's book, How to Make an African Quilt.