A Trio of Prose Writers—Co-sponsored with the Utah Humanities Book Festival
Jacob Paul, Stephen Trimble, Maximilian Werner
Westminster College is pleased to have these gifted writers of prose teaching during the fall semester.
Poets & Writers counted Jacob Paul’s debut novel, Sarah/Sara, as one of the season’s five best first fictions in their July/August issue. Originally a New Yorker, Paul now lives, writes, cycles, teaches and skis in Salt Lake City. Excerpts from his second novel, A Song of Ilan, have won the Utah Writers’ Contest in 2008 and the Richard Scowcroft Prize in 2007. His essays have appeared in many national magazines.
The author of 22 books, Stephen Trimble has received a broad range of awards for his photography, his non-fiction, and his fiction, including: The Sierra Club's Ansel Adams Award for photography and conservation; The National Cowboy Museum’s Western Heritage “Wrangler” Award; and a Wallace Stegner Centennial Fellowship at the University of Utah Tanner Humanities Center. His books include Bargaining for Eden: The Fight for the Last Open Spaces in America The Sagebrush Ocean: A Natural History of the Great Basin; Words from the Land: Encounters with Natural History Writing; and The People: Indians of the American Southwest. Trimble makes his home in Salt Lake City and in the redrock country of Torrey, Utah. www.stephentrimble.net.
Maximilian Werner is the author of the award-winning essay collection Black River Dreams, whose primary subject is flyfishing, and the novel Crooked Creek. His poems, fiction, creative nonfiction, and essays have appeared in many journals and magazines.