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HFR 67: Haunted with Hayden's Ferry Review, Julia LoFaso, Aria Curtis, Kelsey Ward

Date(s): Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 5:00 p.m. Phoenix MST
Community Event, Reading
Genre and Form(s): Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Mixed Genre, Poetry
Cost: Free

About this Event

Hayden’s Ferry Review invites you to a Halloween reading promoting the next, and by far the spookiest, issue of HFR yet with Julia LoFaso, Aria Curtis, and Kelsey Ward on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Phoenix MST. Open to the public and free.

About the Author

Historic Photograph of Hayden's Ferry

Founded in 1986, Hayden's Ferry Review is internationally recognized as one of the leading literary journals in the field. Pieces have been featured in prestigious collections like Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. Previous contributors include George Saunders, Haruki Murakami, Rita Dove, Joseph Heller, Peggy Shumaker, Raymond Carver, John Updike, TC Boyle, Lydia Davis, and more. 

Julia Lofaso

Julia LoFaso‘s writing has appeared in Conjunctions, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Day One, Wigleaf, Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere. Her flash pieces have been shortlisted for the Southeast Review’s World’s Best Short-Short Story Contest and PRISM international’s Grouse Grind Lit Prize for V. Short Forms. She lives in Queens.

Headshot of Aria Curtis

Aria Curtis is an Iranian-American writer from Atlanta. She holds an MFA from Arizona State University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Offing, The Shallow Ends, Yemassee, and elsewhere. She is at work on her first novel.

Kelsey Ward

Kelsey Ward earned an MFA from Florida State University with a concentration in creative nonfiction and the essay. She lives with her husband and their cats in southwest Georgia.