This week's episode features two writers who recently shared their work at The Accord's Reading Room: Katherine Scott Nelson and Janice Harrington. Nelson, a fiction writer, recently completed an MFA at the U of I, and Harrington is an Associate Professor of English in U of I's MFA program.

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