Amaranth Borsuk and Sarah Dowling host off-site reading at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference

March 4, 2014 - IAS faculty members Amaranth Borsuk and Sarah Dowling hosted a celebration of poetry, prose, and performance in which the IAS MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics faculty members read their work along with press mates from ten small national and international presses:  1913, Belladonna* Collaborative, Chax Press, Coach House Books, Essay Press, Kore Press, Les Figues Press, Slope Editions, and Split Level Texts. The reading took place at Sole Repair Shop in Seattle’s Capitol Hill and included faculty members Jeanne Heuving, Rebecca Brown, Ted Hiebert, Joe Milutis, Aeron Bergman, and Alejandra Salinas, along with Borsuk and Dowling.   The four-hour event capped the three-day Associated Writing Conference attended by over 10,000 participants.