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Kali VanBaale

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Born and raised on a dairy farm in rural southern Iowa, Kali VanBaale’s debut novel, THE SPACE BETWEEN (River City Publishing) earned a 2007 American Book Award, the 2007 Independent Publisher’s silver medal for general fiction, and the 2006 Fred Bonnie Memorial First Novelist Award. Her short stories, essays, and articles have appeared in The Milo Review, Northwind Literary, The Writer Magazine, and various anthologies.
She was awarded a State of Iowa Arts Council major artist grant in 2009 for a second novel and the Great River Writer's Retreat in 2014 to begin work on a third.
Kali holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and has taught creative writing and literature at Drake University and Upper Iowa Universit
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When: Saturday, November 8th, 10am


Where: University of Missouri-St. Louis, JC Penney Building


1 University Boulevard, St. Louis, MO


What:Join author and writing professor Kali VanBaale as she leads a “Funding for Artists” workshop as part of the 2014 Women in the Arts Conference. During this workshop she’ll discuss local, state, federal, and private artist grants, residencies and scholarships, h...

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