June Akers Seese, the instructor of Callanwolde’s Memoir courses, is a novelist who has also taught “Women and Fiction”, “The Fictional Process”, and “Style and Politics in the work of Pearl Cleage and Grace Paley” in the Callanwolde writing program. Recipient of a 2001 Yaddo Writer’s Fellowship, Mrs. Seese is the author of two novels, Is This What Other Women Feel Too? and What Waiting Really Means. She has also written a collection of short fiction, James Mason and the Walk-In Closet, which includes two novellas and nine short stories; all published by Dalkey Archive Press. Her most recently released books, Some Things Are Better Left to Saxophones, A Nurse can Go Anywhere and Collected Short Stories, and Whose Coffee is It? are available at Barnes and Noble and Amazon.com. Her latest collection of short fiction, Three Lots and a Tarpaper Shack: The Detroit Stories, is forthcoming in 2015.