Tuesday, September 24
Engineering and Education Research Center (EER)
2501 Speedway Facebook Event
Joanna Klink is the author of They Are Sleeping (University of Georgia Press, 2000), Circadian (Penguin Books, 2007), Raptus (Penguin Books, 2010), and Excerpts for a Secret Prophecy (Penguin Books, 2015). She has received awards and fellowships from The Rona Jaffe Foundation, Jeannette Haien Ballard, Civitella Ranieri, The Bogliasco Foundation, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Trust of Amy Lowell. She was the Briggs-Copeland Poet at Harvard University and teaches in the Creative Writing Program at The University of Montana.
Joanna Klink is the Fall 2019 Visiting Poet at the Michener Center for Writers. This event is free and open to the public.
MCW playwright Minghao Tu’s play FOR THE SMOG IS RISING will be presented in a staged reading at 53rd Street New York Public Library (18 W 53 Street, across the street from MOMA), Thursday August 15 at 7pm. More details here.
MCW graduate Alen Hamza was named winner of the First Book Poetry Competition by the Cleveland State University Poetry Center for his book EXIT EMPIRE, forthcoming September 2020. Read more here: http://www.csupoetrycenter.com/news-1/
MCW Alum Anna Maria Hong was named Finalist for the 2019 Vermont Book Award both for her poetry collection AGE OF GLASS and for her novella H & G. Anna Maria Hong is the first ever double finalist for the prize, which is given annually by Vermont College of Fine Arts honoring work by Vermont authors. Read more about the award here: https://www.vpr.org/post/2019-vermont-book-award-finalists-announced
F.T. Kola was born in South Africa and grew up in Australia. She holds an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin. She was shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2015 and received a Miles Morland foundation grant in 2017. Her work has been published by One Story, The Guardian and Granta. She is currently at work on her first novel.