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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Friday, September 3, 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Book Launch: "Savage Tongues" by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

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Location: 232 Decio Hall

In collaboration with the Notre Dame Initiative on Race and Resilience, the Creative Writing program will be having a book launch for Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi.  We will be celebrating her new novel, Savage Tongues, which was released in August by Mariner Books. 

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi is the author of three novels. She is the winner of a  PEN/Faulkner Award, the John Gardner Award, a Whiting Award, and a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” award, and has been longlisted for the PEN/Open Book Award. Her work has been supported by a Fulbright Fellowship, a MacDowell Fellowship, and a Fellowship from ART OMI and has appeared in the New York Times, Granta, LitHub, Guernica, BOMB Magazine, and the Los Angeles Review of Books among other places. She has lived in Spain, Iran, Italy, and the United Arab Emirates.  She currently splits her time between Chicago and South Bend, Indiana where she directs Notre Dame University’s MFA Program in Creative Writing and is a fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

CW/ILS Reading ft. Leo Boix: British Latinx Poetry

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Location: Zoom conversation

Leo Boix

Please join us for a zoom event in partnership with Letras Latinas, the literary initiative at the Institute for Latino Studies. On the occasion of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are celebrating Ballad of a Happy Immigrant, the English-language debut by Leo Boix, who will also be in conversation with Yvette Siegert on the state of British Latinx poetry. The reading will feature special guests including Francisco Aragón, Antonio López, Janel Pineda, Alexandra Lytton Regalado, and Yvette Siegert.…

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