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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Michael Mejia

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

Michael Mejia is the author of the novels TOKYO and Forgetfulness, both published by FC2, and his fiction and nonfiction have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including AGNIDIAGRAMThe CollagistSeneca ReviewMy Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me, and Angels of the Americlypse. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, he is editor-in-chief ofWestern Humanities Review

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Orlando Ricardo Menes

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Location: 104 Bond Hall, Co-sponsored by the Institute for Latino Studies

A Cuban American writer who was born in Lima, Peru. A professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, he is the author of six poetry collections and the poetry editor of the Notre Dame Review.

There will be a pre-event reception.  This event is in partnership with the Institute for Latino studies.…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Creative Writing MFA Alumni Mini-Conference

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Location: 232 Decio Hall

This will be a 2 day mini-conference to bring 6 past Creative Writing MFA students back to Notre Dame to read their newest works.  Readers will include Angela Hur, Katie Lehman, Christina Kubasta, Stuart Ross, Michael Smith, and Charles Valle.

Angela Hur has a BA from Harvard and an MFA from Notre Dame, where she was a Sparks Fellow and Sparks Prize winner. Her debut novel The Queens of K-town was published in 2007 by MacAdam/Cage and has been assigned in Korean Diaspora Lit classes at Stanford, UC Berkeley, University of British Columbia, and the University of Seoul. Angela has taught creative writing at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea and for Writopia, a national non-profit. She's also worked as a staff editor at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Her novel Folklorn was chosen by MacArthur Fellow Kelly Link for a Tin House Mentorship. Excerpts of Folklorn have been published in Harvard's Azalea: Journal of Korean Literature and Stockholm University's Two Thirds North. …

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Life After the MFA panel

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Location: 235 Decio Hall

Panel discussion with six Notre Dame MFA alumni discussing "Life After the MFA".   Panelists include: Angela Hur, Christina Kubasta, Katie Lehman, Stuart Ross, Michael Smith, and Charles Valle.…

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Creative Writing MFA Alumni Mini-Conference

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Location: 232 Decio Hall

This will be a 2 day mini-conference to bring 6 past Creative Writing MFA students back to Notre Dame to read their newest works.  Readers will include Angela Hur, Katie Lehman, Christina Kubasta, Stuart Ross, Michael Smith, and Charles Valle.

Angela Hur has a BA from Harvard and an MFA from Notre Dame, where she was a Sparks Fellow and Sparks Prize winner. Her debut novel The Queens of K-town was published in 2007 by MacAdam/Cage and has been assigned in Korean Diaspora Lit classes at Stanford, UC Berkeley, University of British Columbia, and the University of Seoul. Angela has taught creative writing at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea and for Writopia, a national non-profit. She's also worked as a staff editor at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Her novel Folklorn was chosen by MacArthur Fellow Kelly Link for a Tin House Mentorship. Excerpts of Folklorn have been published in Harvard's Azalea: Journal of Korean Literature and Stockholm University's Two Thirds North. …

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