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Joy Castro Reading

Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO

Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2019 Born in Miami, raised in England and West Virginia, and educated in Texas, Joy Castro is the award-winning author of the memoir The Truth Book, two literary thrillers set in post-Katrina New Orleans: Hell or High Water and Nearer Home, the essay collection […]

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Carmen Maria Machado & Kathryn Davis Readings

Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO

Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2019 Carmen Maria Machado's debut short story collection, "Her Body and Other Parties", was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Kirkus Prize, among others. Her essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Granta, and […]

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Monica Youn Reading

Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO

Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2019 Monica Youn is the author of three books of poetry, most recently BLACKACRE (Graywolf Press 2016), which won the William Carlos Williams Award of the Poetry Society of America. Her previous book IGNATZ (Four Way Books 2010) was a finalist for the National […]

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Faculty Book Talk: Provost Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO

As part of the University Libraries Faculty Book Talk Series, Holden Thorp, provost of Washington University in St. Louis, and Buck Goldstein, entrepreneur in residence at UNC-Chapel Hill, will discuss "Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities" (UNC Press). In the book, Thorp and Goldstein provide a timely assessment […]

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Cristina Rivera-Garza Reading

Washington University in St. Louis 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO

Cristina Rivera-Garza is the award-winning author of six novels, three collections of short stories, five collections of poetry and three non-fiction books, including The Taiga Syndrome, The Iliac Crest, and No One Will See Me Cry. Originally written in Spanish, these works have been translated into multiple languages. She was born in Mexico (Matamoros, Tamaulipas, […]

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