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The Saint Mary’s College of California MFA in Creative Writing : Graduate Student Reading
May 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join the SMC MFA program on May 7, 2019, at the SMC campus in Moraga, for a night of electrifying readings from our very own MFA candidates. The evening’s stellar authors include: Emily Alexander, Michael DuBon, Jordan Galerkin, and Joanne Weber.
The event will be hosted on campus at De La Salle Hall in Hagerty Lounge. Doors open at 8:00pm; readings begin at 8:15. The event will include delectable treats and adult beverages.
Emily Alexander is a writer, a novice baker, and a part-time jogger. Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in Hobart Pulp, Crab Creek Review, and Glass.
Michael DuBon is a first-generation Nevada native of Guatemalan descent. He is a MFA candidate in creative nonfiction at Saint Mary’s College of California, graduating in May. His poetry has appeared in The Meadow. He is currently working on his memoir: The DuBonicles: A Guide to Exile.
Jordan Galerkin writes short fiction & is currently working on a novel. She hopes to sell all the books so her pets can live their best lives.
Joanne Weber writes essays and children’s stories. When she’s not reading, she likes to hike and bake bread.
The Graduate Student Reading Series is hosted by the GSR Committee: Victoria Billings, Michael DuBon, Zoë Loos, and Terry Taplin.
The SMC MFA in Creative Writing offers students a campus environment that feels like a writing retreat within the bustling Bay Area. We have a stellar faculty that includes Marilyn Abildskov, Brenda Hillman, Lysley Tenorio and Matthew Zapruder, as well excellent Visiting Writers. Our two-year program combines a studio writing workshop component with an analytical component, offering concentrations in creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. For more information visit www.stmarys-ca.edu/mfa-in-creative-writing.