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Steven Abell

Steven Abell

Student Mentoring Program Mentor 2020

About Steven Abell

Steve Abell graduated in 2017 from the University of Montana in Missoula with a degree in English and is a third-year candidate in the MFA Creative Writing Program at ASU. He wrote a novel in 2004 and has been writing lyric and narrative poems steadily since 2006. Steve’s influences include comedy, punk rock, and very sad movies.

Meet Steven Abell's Mentor

Austin Davis

Austin Davis is a poet and student activist currently studying Creative Writing at ASU. Austin's writing has been widely published in dozens of literary journals and magazines including Pif Magazine, After the Pause, Philosophical Idiot, Soft Cartel, and Collective Unrest. Austin has also been featured in KJZZ‚ "Word‚" podcast, The East Valley Tribune, Voyage Phoenix Magazine, and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Austin's first two books, "Cloudy Days, Still Nights" and "Second Civil War" were both published by Moran Press in 2018.