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MFA Faculty Reading
October 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Beth (Bich Minh) Nguyen, the author of the memoir Stealing Buddha’s Dinner, winner of the PEN/Jerard Award, the novel Short Girls, winner of an American Book Award, and the novel Pioneer Girl. Coeditor of the anthologies Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: I & Eye and 30/30: Thirty American Stories from the Last Thirty Years. Her work has been featured in numerous university and community reads programs.
Barbara Jane Reyes, the author of Invocation to Daughters, Gravities of Center, Poeta en San Francisco, which received the James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets, Diwata, which received the Global Filipino Literary Award for Poetry, and To Love as Aswang.
Nina Schuyler, the author of The Translator, which won the Next Generation Indie Award for General Fiction and was shortlisted for the Saroyan International Writing Award. Her first novel, The Painting, was nominated for the Northern California Book Award and named a Best Book by the San Francisco Chronicle. Her short stories have been published in ZYZZYVA, Your Impossible Voice, Fugue, Santa Clara Review and elsewhere. She writes a monthly column for Fiction Advocate about style.
Bruce Snider, the author of two poetry collections, Paradise, Indiana, winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize, and The Year We Studied Women, winner of Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry. His poetry and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Poetry, New England Review, VQR, Threepenny Review, Iowa Review and Best American Poetry 2012.
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.