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Winter 2013 MFA Faculty ReadingsJanuary 6, 2013 8:00 PMKetner Auditorium in Sykes Learning Center
Lauren Groff and Emily White, faculty of the MFA program at Queens Univeristy of Charlotte will be presenting readings on Sunday, January 6, 2013. The event will take place in Ketner Auditorium in Sykes Learning Center at 8 pm. Admission is free.
Lauren Groff is the author of the acclaimed 2012 novel Arcadia. Her first novel, The Monsters of Templeton, was a New York Times and Booksense bestseller, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers, and translated into nine languages. Stories from her second book, Delicate Edible Birds, were published in journals and anthologies including the Atlantic Monthly, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, One Story, Best American Short Stories and Best New American Writers. She is the recipient of a Pushcart prize and the Axton Fellowship in Fiction from the University of Louisville, and has received other fellowships from Yaddo, the Vermont Studio Center, and Ragdale. She lives with her family in Gainesville, Florida.
Emily White is the author of Fast Girls (Scribner), and her work has appeared in various magazines including The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, Spin, Newsday, and Nest. Her biography of white collar criminal Dana Giacchetto, You Will Make Money In Your Sleep, will be published in June by Scribner. She was a Stegner fellow at Stanford and has taught at Richard Hugo House in Seattle.