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MFA Faculty Reading Series: Jenny Offill and Morri Creech

January  10, 2014  8:30 PM  - 9:30 PMKetner Auditorium, Sykes Hall, Queens Main Campus

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Please join us for anevening with two of our MFA faculty members, who will read from their new work. Park Road Books  will be on hand with books for sale.

Jenny Offill, a Charlotte native, is the author of the new novel. Dept. of Speculation. Her first novel, Last Things, which was chosen as a notable or best book of the year by the New York Times, The Village Voice, and The Guardian (U.K.). It was also a finalist for the L.A. Times First Book Award. Her short fiction has appeared in Story, Boulevard, Significant Objects and Electric Literature among other places. She is the co-editor, with Elissa Schappell, of two anthologies of essays, The Friend Who Got Away and Money Changes Everything. Her children's books include 17 Things I'm Not Allowed To Do Anymore and its sequel 13 Experiments That Failed.


Poet Morri Creech Morri Creech is the author of three collections of poetry, Paper Cathedrals, Field Knowledge, which received the Anthony Hecht Poetry prize and was nominated for both the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Poet's Prize, and The Sleep of Reason. A recipient of NEA and Ruth Lilly Fellowships, as well as grants from the North Carolina and Louisana Arts councils, he is the Writer-in-Residence at Queens University of Charlotte, where he teaches courses in both the undergraduate creative writing program and in the low residency MFA program.

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