SCW Reading: Katie Fallon and Derek Green
Katie Fallon is the author of the nonfiction books Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird (UPNE, 2017) and Cerulean Blues: A Personal Search for a Vanishing Songbird (Ruka Press, 2011), which was a Finalist for the Reed Award for Outstanding Writing on the Southern Environment. Katie is also the co-author of two books for children, Look, See the Bird! (2017) and Look, See the Farm! (forthcoming 2018), both from Hatherleigh Press. She is currently Guest Faculty at West Virginia Wesleyan College, where she teaches Nonfiction in the Low-Residency MFA Program.
Derek Green is the author of New World Order, a collection of linked stories set in various locations around the globe. He has also published nonfiction on subjects ranging from industrial farming and trauma surgery to national politics and the international war on terror. As a screenwriter, he has written for Warner Bros. and Carousel Productions, and has co-created, written, and presented television projects at many major studios. Derek travels widely as a speaker and has delivered seminars, workshops, and presentations in twenty-two countries on six continents. A member of the Writers Guild of America East and The PEN American Center, he recently completed a novel about the rise of an armed Midwestern militia and a second collection of stories. He lives in Connecticut and teaches at Yale.
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