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Meet the Artist: Beth Ann Fennelly

  • The Betsy Hotel 1440 Ocean Drive. Miami Beach, FL 33139 (map)

Please join SWWIM for an intimate conversation with visiting writer Beth Ann Fennelly. This event will take place in the library; wine and cheese will be served.

About the artist:

Beth Ann Fennelly, Poet Laureate of Mississippi, teaches in the MFA Program at the University of Mississippi, where she was named Outstanding Teacher of the Year. She’s won grants from the N.E.A., the United States Artists, and a Fulbright to Brazil. Her work has won a Pushcart Prize and three times been included in The Best American Poetry Series.  Fennelly has published three poetry books: Open HouseTender Hooks, and Unmentionables, and a book of nonfiction, Great with Child, all published with W. W. Norton.  A novel she co-authored with her husband, Tom Franklin, called The Tilted World was published by HarperCollins. Her sixth book, Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-memoirs, recently published by W. W. Norton, was named an Atlanta Journal Constitution Best Book of 2017 and a Goodreaders Favorite for 2017. Fennelly and Franklin live in Oxford with their three children.