The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

MFA Presenters

The talented students of Arizona State University

In addition to conference faculty and fellows, the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference features sessions from current MFA students as part of our larger partnership with the Creative Writing program at Arizona State University.  

To meet our MFA presenters, select a name from the list below. You can also meet our faculty or fellows.

If you are a current graduate student in ASU's MFA program and are interested in presenting for the 2020 conference, look for communication via email in Fall 2019. For more information, please contact Education Programs Manager Felicia Zamora at