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Claudia Castro Luna

April 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0

MFA Alumnae Reading & Reception
Tuesday April 9, 2019 | 5:30 pm | Mills Hall Living Room
Reception at 5:15 for newly admitted graduate students, followed by readings
  • Claudia Castro Luna
  • Claudia Castro Luna is the 2018–2020 Washington State Poet Laureate. Her books include the Pushcart nominated Killing Maríasand This City. She served as Seattle’s Civic Poet from 2015 to 2017 and created the acclaimed Seattle Poetic Grid. Her poems and nonfiction have appeared in Poetry NorthwestLa BlogaDialogo, and This Is The Place: Women Writing About Home. Claudia is currently working on a memoir, Like Water to Drink, about her experience escaping the civil war in El Salvador.


Renee Macalino Rutledge

Renee Macalino Rutledge

  • Renee Macalino Rutledge’s debut novel The Hour of Daydreams was a finalist for the Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices award, a Foreword INDIES Gold Winner, and 35 over 35 winner. Her work can be found in ThMarginsMutha MagazineWomen Writers Women’s BooksFord City AnthologyLiterary HubNecessary FictionColorlinesTAYO Literary Magazine, and others. While at Mills, Rutledge served as the fiction editor for 580 Split.


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