This is the 24th annual Kelly Writers House Fellows Seminar, which features visits by eminent writers as “Fellows” of the Kelly Writers House, the student-conceived writing arts collaborative at 3805 Locust Walk. This year the course is taught by Simone White, Stephen M. Gorn Family Assistant Professor of English. This course will include extended visits to the class by groundbreaking non-fiction writer and scholar Maggie Nelson; poet and essayist Harryette Mullen; and Jamaica Kincaid. Throughout the semester we will study and comprehensively discuss the work of these three writers — their relationship to each other and to the contemporary world. Requirements include weekly reading assignments, frequent “position” papers, projects which follow-up on each of our Fellow’s visits, and an individualized essay final examination. The course will be held in the Arts Cafe of the Kelly Writers House.