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MFA Faculty ReadingJanuary 14, 2011 8:15 PMSykes Auditorium
This event is free
Morri Creech is the Writer in Residence at Queens, where he teaches in both the undergraduate Creative Writing program and in the low-residency MFA program. Author of two books of poetry, including "Field Knowledge," he is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize and a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Modern Poetry Foundation. His work appears in The Southern Review, Poetry, The Sewanee Review and The Yale Review.Fred Leebron is co-director of the Queens MFA in Creative Writing program. He is also a professor of English at Gettysburg College and a former director of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. His novels include "Six Figures," "In the Middle of All This" and "Out West." He has received a Pushcart Prize, a Michener Award, a Stegner Fellowship and an O. Henry Award. He is co-editor of "Postmodern American Fiction: A Norton Anthology" and co-author of "Creating Fiction: A Writer's Companion."