Events

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Noy Holland

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

Noy Holland is the recipient of the 2018 Katherine Anne Porter Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her short story “Tally” was included in Best American Short Stories, and read by Suzzy Roche at Symphony Space in New York City. Her books include I Was Trying to Describe What It Feels Like

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Sarah Chavez

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

Sarah A. Chavez, a mestiza born and raised in the California Central Valley, is the author of the poetry collections, Hands That Break & Scar (Sundress Publications, 2017) and All Day, Talking (dancing girl press, 2014), selections of which were awarded the Susan Atefat Peckham Fellowship.  Her manuscript, This, Like So Much, was an Honorable Mention for the 2013 Quercus Review Press Poetry Book Contest and she was named one of the 2016 Top Ten “New” Latino Authors to Watch (and Read) by LatinoStories.com.  Chavez holds a PhD in English with a focus in poetry and Ethnic Studies from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Her work can be found or is forthcoming in the anthologies Xicanz: Mexican American Writers of the 21st Century and Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzalduan Borderlands

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Lara Glenum

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Lara Glenum is the author of The Hounds of No, Maximum Gaga, Pop Corpse, and All Hopped Up On Fleshy Dumdums.  She is also the co-editor of Gurlesque: the new grrly, grotesque, burlesque poetics, an anthology of contemporary women’s poetry and visual art.

She teaches creative writing and poetry at LSU.…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Creative Writing Sparks Postdoc Reading: Daniel Uncapher

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Location: 235 Decio Hall

Daniel Uncapher is the Sparks Fellow at Notre Dame, where he received his MFA. His work has appeared in Chicago Quarterly Review, Tin House Online, Baltimore Review, The Carolina Quarterly, Penn Review, and others.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Maria Negroni

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Location: 235 Decio Hall

María Negroni (b. 1951) is an Argentinian poet, writer, translator and essayist. She is the author of twelve books of poetry, two novels and five collections of essays. Her honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Octavio Paz Foundation. Works translated into English include ISLANDIA: A POEM, Night Journey, The Tango Lyrics, Mouth of Hell

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