Writing faculty member Jo Ann Beard lauded for new collection, Festival Days

Writing faculty member Jo Ann Beard has been widely lauded for her latest collection, Festival DaysThe New York Times calls it a "ferocious collection," while The Los Angeles Times notes how she has paved the way for many essayists with her work and The Washington Post reflects on the "grounding comfort" of Beard's work in a world increasingly lived online.

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