College of Western Idaho (CWI) is bringing Storyfort to you! Join us Thursday, March 23, 7 p.m. at the CWI Nampa Campus Academic Building, room 102E, as fiction writer Val Brelinski kicks off Storyfort this year. Brelinski will read from her novel, "The Girl Who Slept with God," answer questions from the audience, and talk about her work as a writer.
Val Brelinski was born and raised in Nampa, the daughter of devout evangelical Christians. From 2003 to 2005, she was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, where she was also a Jones Lecturer in fiction writing. Some of her achievements include a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Virginia, and having her writings featured in Vogue, MORE, Salon, VQR, and The Rumpus.
The San Francisco Chronicle, The Charlottesville Weekly, and The Boise Weekly have awarded Berlinksi prizes for her fiction, and she was also a finalist for the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award.
Currently, Berlinski lives in northern California and teaches creative writing in Stanford's Continuing Studies Program.
CWI Visiting Writer Series
Thursday, March 23
CWI Nampa Campus Academic Building
5500 E. Opportunity Dr, Nampa, ID 83687