The annual Spring Festival for the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics program features readings and performances by graduating MFA candidates and a guest writer or artist.  MFA candidates showcase selections from their MFA thesis projects.

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Saturday June 3, 2017

University of Washington Bothell
North Creek Events Center

Festival Schedule

(order of readings is subject to change)

Greetings and Opening Remarks
1:00 pm

Jeanne Heuving, Director
MFA in  Creative Writing & Poetics

1:15 pm

Corbin Bugni
Yohandra Cabello
Brent Cox
Terrell Fox

2:30 pm

Liezel Moraleja Hackett
Amanda Hurtado
Nicole McCarthy
Denise Calvetti Michaels

3:45 pm


4:00 pm

Allison Morton
Joshua Osborn
September Thorlin
Cora Walker

Guest Writer Reading
5:15 pm

Renee Gladman


Guest Writer, Renee Gladman

Renee Gladman is an artist and writer preoccupied with lines, crossings, thresholds, geographies, and syntaxes as they play out in the interstices of poetry and fiction. She is the author of eight published works, including a cycle of novels about the city-state Ravicka and its inhabitants, the Ravickians, Morelia, a novella, and Calamities, a collection of essays, forthcoming in 2016. A 2014-2015 Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University, she currently lives in Providence, RI.

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