Alison C. Wellford

Alison C. Wellford

Author, Indolence | Internal Director, Pan-European MFA

Alison Wellford is author of the novel Indolence. Her short fiction has appeared in the Gettysburg Review and the Barcelona Review, and she has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She is internal director of the Pan-European MFA in creative writing at Cedar Crest College.

It’s Not Just Sex: Developing Intimate Relationships on the Page

Maroney Theater, 7th floor

There’s nothing simple about intimacy. It’s complex and nuanced. It isn’t surprising that writers often struggle to capture close relationships on the page. But, as these panelists know, it’s worth sticking with it. Intimacy can transform a scene, so that every gesture, glance, or line of dialogue is charged with excitement, yearning, or doubt. And […]