&NOW has ended
Welcome!  Follow us on Twitter @AndNowFestival  &NOW 2013 is still on, flood or shine! On-site registration will be held on the 2nd floor of the University Memorial Center (1669 Euclid Ave.) in the Aspen Rooms (UMC 285-287) from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Thursday and Friday, and 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Saturday. Three-day pass: $100 One-day pass: $35


All panels scheduled for UMC 325 on Thursday have been moved to the UMC Gallery (2nd Floor).


Hotel Boulderado to Aspen Room (UMC):


Quality Inn Suites to Aspen Rooms UMC:


Days Hotel Boulder via THE DASH bus:


Aspen Rooms to Black Box Theater (basement) and Atlas 229 (2nd floor):


Aspen Rooms to British Studies Room (4th Floor), Norlin Library:


Aspen Room to Innisfree Bookstore:


Aspen Rooms to Old Main:


Campus Map:



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Debra Di Blasi

Jaded Ibis Press
Seattle, Washington
"A book is not an isolated entity: it is a narration, an axis of innumerable narrations. One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read." Jorge Luis Borges

Debra Di Blasi ( jadedibisproductions [ D O T ] c o m/debradiblasi.html ] is founding publisher of Jaded Ibis Productions and its imprint Jaded Ibis Press. She is a multimedia, multi genre author of The Jiri Chronicles & Other Fictions (FC2/University of Albama Press); Prayers of An Accidental Nature (Coffee House Press); Drought (New Directions). Awards include a James C. McCormick Fellowship in Fiction from the Christopher Isherwood Foundation; Thorpe Menn Book Award; Eyster Prize for Fiction; and Diagram Innovative Fiction Award. Debra is Founding Publisher of Jaded Ibis Press.

The short film based on her book, Drought, was directed by Lisa Moncure and won a host of national and international awards. Drought was one of only six U.S. films invited to the Universe Elle section of the 2000 Cannes Film Festival. Debra’s innovative fiction has been anthologized and adapted to film, radio, theatre, and audio CD in the U.S. and abroad. Her essays, art reviews and articles have been published in a variety of international, national and regional publications. She frequently lectures on 21st Century narrative forms as they intersect with technology.

My Moderators Sessions

Saturday, September 28

4:00pm MDT