The faculty roster for Sirenland 2012 is now set. Dani Shapiro will be teaching for the sixth year, while Jim Shepard will be returning for the fourth time. They will be joined by Susan Orlean, who will be teaching a workshop in creative non-fiction. Susan is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of The Orchid Thief, Saturday Night, and other books. Her newest book, Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, will be published in September. Applications for Sirenland 2012 will be accepted from September 15, until October 30, 2011.