Program Events

Spring Festival

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.

This event is free and registration is required. Please RSVP here>>


Saturday June 2, 2018
Time: 1:30-5:15 pm

University of Washington Bothell
North Creek Events Center

Festival Schedule 

1:30 pm - Greetings and Opening Remarks 

Ted Hiebert, Director
MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics

1:45pm Readings

Jacq Marie Babb
Michael Warren Bagby
Cristina Cortez
Jessica Hagy

3:00 pm Readings 

Dylan Hogan
Mitchell Kopitch
Amanda Lybeck

4:00 pm Readings

Tomm McCarthy
Subha Nair
Katelyn Oppegard

4:45 pm Guest Artist Reading, Suzanne Morrison

Suzanne Morrison is the author of Yoga Bitch (Random House/Three Rivers Press), which was an Indiebound bestseller, a Crosscut Best Northwest Book of 2011 and has been translated into seven languages. Yoga Bitch had its start as a long-running one-woman show of the same title, which played in New York, London, and across the United States. A recipient of 4Culture and Artist Trust grants, her fiction and essays have in American Short Fiction, Litro, Salt Hill, Washington Square, Printers Row, The Huffington Post, and elsewhere. She teaches memoir and fiction at Seattle’s Hugo House and at veteran centers through the Red Badge Program.

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