Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Reading by Robert Gibb (2017 Sandeen Prize Winner)


Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Robert Gibb was born in the steel town of Homestead, Pennsylvania. He is the author of eleven books of poetry, including The Origins of Evening, which was a National Poetry Series winner. Among his other awards are two National Endowment for the Arts Grants, seven Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grants, a Best American Poetry and a Pushcart Prize, the Camden Poetry Award, The Wildwood Poetry Prize, and Prairie Schooner

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Reading by Anais Duplan


Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Anais Duplan is the author of a full-length poetry collection, Take This Stallion (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016) and a chapbook, Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus (Monster House Press, 2017). Her poems and essays have appeared in Hyperallergic, on PBS News Hour, the Academy of American Poets, Poetry Society of America, Fence, Boston Review, The Journal

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Reading by Jeff VanderMeer


Location: Eck Center Auditorium

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Jeff VanderMeer is the 2016-2017 Trias Writer-in-Residence for Hobart-William Smith College. His most recent fiction is the NYT-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy (Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance), which won the Shirley Jackson Award and Nebula Award. The trilogy made over 30 year’s best lists, including Entertainment Weekly’s top 10, and prompted the New Yorker

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

MFA Thesis Reading


Location: Eck Center Auditorium

The graduating candidates of the Creative Writing MFA will be reading from their theses. The readers are (in alphabetical order) Abigail Burns, Moonseok Choi, Erik-John Fuhrer, Madison McCartha, Ingabirano Nintunze, Daniel Tharp, Daniel Uncapher, and Jean Yoon.

Here are the bios of the readers:

In 2015, Abby Burns

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