Events

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2nd Year MFA Reading

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Location: Geddes Hall Auditorium

Reading at Notre Dame by Abby Burns, Gabi Nintunze and Daniel Tharp.

Abby Burns, Gabi Nintunze and Daniel Tharp will read at Notre Dame on Wednesday October 25, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. in the Geddes Hall Auditorium.

In 2015, Abby earned her BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied English literature, creative writing, and rhetoric. Her writing primarily focuses on how grief and loss work to shatter our sense of normality. Queer rhetorical theory and writers like James Baldwin, Jeanette Winterson, and Toni Morrison, all influence her work. Abby’s other interests include social movements, intersectional feminism, migration studies, and cheese curds.  

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Lidia Yuknavitch Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Lidia Yuknavitch reads on November 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (location Hammes Campus Bookstore).

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the National Bestselling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award's Ken Kesey Award for Fiction as well as the Reader's Choice Award, as well as the novel Dora: A Headcase. 

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Jeannine Pitas Translation Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Jeannine will read from I Remember Nightfall by Marosa Di Giorgio (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017).

Jeannine – is a writer, teacher, and Spanish-English literary translator currently living in Dubuque, Iowa, where she teaches at the University of Dubuque. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks and the translator of several Uruguayan poets. She has published translations of acclaimed Uruguayan writer Marosa di Giorgio's work, The History of Violets

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017