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ASU MFA Alumni Reading with Iliana Rocha, Vedran Husić

Date(s)Thursday, March 14, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: 
Mojave Room (MU 236), Memorial Union, ASU Tempe, 301 E Orange Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Type(s): 
Reading
Genre and Form(s): Fiction, Poetry, Short Stories
Cost: Free

About this Event

The Creative Writing Program at Arizona State University presents the Stellar Alumni Reading Series, a mixed-genre reading of poetry and prose with Iliana Rocha and Vedran Husić on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Mojave Room (MU 236) at Memorial Union, ASU Tempe (301 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ 85281). A Q&A and book signing will follow the reading. This event is open to the public and free.

While encouraged, RSVPs are purely for the purposes of monitoring attendance, gauging interest, and communicating information about parking, directions, and other aspects of the event. You do not have to register or RSVP to attend this event. 

About the Author

Photograph of Iliana Rocha

Iliana Rocha earned her PhD in English Literature and Creative Writing from Western Michigan University. Her work has been featured in the Best New Poets 2014 anthology, as well as The Nation, Virginia Quarterly Review, Blackbird, and West Branch. Karankawa, her debut collection, won the 2014 AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry and is available through the University of Pittsburgh Press. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Central Oklahoma and lives with her three chihuahuas Nilla, Beans, and Migo.

Photograph of Vedran Husić

Vedran Husić was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina and raised in Germany and the United States. His collection of stories, Basements and Other Museums, won the St. Lawrence Book Award and was published by Black Lawrence Press in 2018. He has work published in The Gettysburg Review, The Massachusetts Review, Mississippi Review, Ecotone, Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of fellowships from The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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