44th UCR Writers Week: Kazim Ali, Jane Smiley & LeAnne Howe

Entering its 44th year, UCR’s Writers Week is the longest-running free literary event in California and features the most renowned authors of our day alongside those at the start of promising careers. The week of events is open to the public and includes readings, conversations, panels, and social activities focused on the varied and exciting work of our participants, many of them among UCR’s powerhouse Creative Writing faculty. 

Session 2: 
Kazim Ali
Northern Light: Power, Land, and the Memory of Water (Milkweed Editions, 2021)

Jane Smiley
Taking the Reins (Knoph for Young Readers, 2020) & Perestroika in Paris (Knoph, 2020)

LeAnne Howe
Savage Conversations (Coffee House Press, 2019)