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Brian Evenson Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2020 Visiting Hurst Professor Brian Evenson is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection Song for the Unraveling of the World and the novel The Deaths of Henry King. He has also recently published A Collapse of Horses, […]

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Aisha Sabatini Sloan Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2020 Visiting Hurst Professor Aisha Sabatini Sloan’s essay collection, The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a Theater of Black and White was published by the University of Iowa Press in 2013. Her most recent essay collection, Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit, was […]

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Rabih Alameddine Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2020 Rabih Alameddine is the author of the novels Koolaids; and I, the Divine; The Hakawati; An Unnecessary Woman; the story collection, The Perv, and most recently, The Angel of History. His pieces have appeared in Zoetrope, The Evening Standard and Al-Hayat, among others. […]

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Rick Barot Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2020 Visiting Hurst Professor Rick Barot has published three volumes of poetry: The Darker Fall, Want, which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and won the 2009 Grub Street Book Prize, and Chord, all published by Sarabande Books. His fourth book of […]

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Diane Seuss Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2020 Diane Seuss is the author of four books of poetry: Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl; Four-Legged Girl, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Wolf Lake, White Gown Blown Open, winner of the 2009 Juniper Prize for Poetry; and It Blows […]

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Airea D. Matthews Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2020 Airea D. Matthews is the author of Simulacra, winner of the 2016 Yale Series of Younger Poets. Her work has appeared in Best American Poets, Callaloo, Harvard Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, Tin House, and elsewhere. She is an assistant professor at […]

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Patricia Smith Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

The Washington University MFA Program Fall Reading Series 2019 presents Visiting Hurst Professor Patricia Smith, the author of seven books of poetry, including "Incendiary Art" (2017), winner of an NAACP Image Award and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. The ghost of Emmett Till takes breath and litany through the powerful lines in "Incendiary Art". Metaphors […]

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Micheline Aharonian Marcom Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

The Washington University MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2019 presents Visiting Hurst Professor Micheline Aharonian Marcom, who was born in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and raised in Los Angeles. She has published five novels, including "A Brief History of Yes", "The Brick House", and "The Mirror in the Well". She has received fellowships and awards from […]

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Sarah Broom Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

The Washington University MFA Program Fall Reading Series 2019 presents visiting writer Sarah M. Broom, the author of "The Yellow House", a brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East. Her work has appeared in the […]

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Jane Brox Reading

Washington University, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201 Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge Rm 201, University City, MO

The Washington University MFA Program Fall Reading Series 2019 presents Visiting Hurst Professor Jane Brox, who will read from and discuss her fifth book, "Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives", which was selected as an Editors’ Choice by The New York Times Book Review. Silence explores an […]

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