Skip to main content

FYE 100 - College Engagement Seminar

Helpful information and links for students in the FYE 100 course.

2020 FYE 100 - COMMON READ


Kris­ten Iversen grew up in Col­orado and writes lit­er­ary non­fic­tion and fic­tion. Two-time win­ner of the Col­orado Book Award, her books include Full Body Bur­den: Grow­ing Up in the Nuclear Shad­ow of Rocky FlatsMol­ly Brown: Unrav­el­ing the MythShad­ow Box­ing: Art and Craft in Cre­ative Non­fic­tion; and a forth­com­ing lit­er­ary biog­ra­phy of Niko­la Tes­la. She is also edi­tor of the anthol­o­gy Doom with a View and co-edi­tor of the anthol­o­gy Don’t Look Now. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, The Amer­i­can Schol­ar, and oth­ers. She is Pro­fes­sor of Eng­lish and Cre­ative Writ­ing at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cincin­nati and Lit­er­ary Non­fic­tion edi­tor of The Cincin­nati Review. In 2020 – 2021 Iversen will be a Ful­bright Schol­ar at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Bergen, Norway.

Professor Iversen will be on Defiance College's campus for FYE 100 classroom visits and for an evening presentation on Tuesday October 27, 2020.