TWENTY YEARS OF STORYTELLING

Hearing Room 3  |  12:30pm–1:45pm
Presented By: Zoetrope: All-Story

Celebrate twenty years of unparalleled art and fiction with Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope: All-Story, winner of the 2016 National Magazine Award as the finest literary magazine in the nation. Founded in 1997 to reinvigorate the American storytelling tradition, All-Story invites a different leading artist to act as guest designer for each edition, resulting in a perpetually evolving aesthetic and format. Join All-Story for a discussion about the magazine's mission, editorial process, and unique capacity for instigating interplay between art forms.

YIYUN LI is the author of A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, The Vagrants, Gold Boy, Emerald Girl and Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life. She was selected by the New Yorker as one of the twenty best writers under age forty.

ANTHONY MARRA is the author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, and The Tsar of Love and Techno. His story “The Grozny Tourist Bureau,” which appeared in the Fall 2015 edition of Zoetrope: All-Story, won the 2016 National Magazine Award for fiction. He lives in Oakland.

MICHAEL RAY is the editor of Zoetrope: All-Story. He is also a screenwriter whose films have been selected for the Venice, Telluride, Toronto, and San Sebastian film festivals.

MANJULA MARTIN (moderator) is the managing editor of Zoetrope: All-Story. She is also editor of the anthology Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living.