Events - Writers and Readings

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Elizabeth Cohen

Thursday, September 26 @ 5:00 p.m.
Ralph Pease Auditorium
Evans Complex 105 

Zach VandeZande

Tuesday, October 15 @ 5:00 p.m.
Austin Hall

Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

Wednesday, October 30 @ 5:00 p.m.
Austin Hall

Events in the MFA Creative Writing program

FALL 2019

Cohen

Elizabeth Cohen
Thursday, September 26
3 p.m., Craft Talk, Evans Complex 212
5 p.m., Reading & Book Signing, Evans Complex 105

The Sam Houston State University MFA Program in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing, in cooperation with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will welcome author Elizabeth Cohen to campus on Thursday, September 26. She will hold a craft talk at 3 p.m. in Evans Complex 212 and a reading and book signing at 5 p.m. in Evans Complex 105. Both events are free and open to the public.

Cohen is the author of eight books, including the memoir The Family on Beartown Road, a New York Times notable book of the year. Her most recent books include a pair of poetry books, The Patron Saint of Cauliflower and Bird Light, both from Saint Julian Press. She teaches creative writing at Plattsburgh State University/SUNY where she is an assistant professor.

Both the craft talk and the reading are free and open to the public.  Books will be available for purchase and signing at the reading.


VandeZande

Zach VandeZande
Tuesday, October 15
5 p.m., Reading & Book Signing, Austin Hall

The Sam Houston State University MFA Program in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing will welcome Zach VandeZande back to campus on Tuesday, October 15. VandeZande, who holds an MA in English from SHSU and a PhD in English from the University of North Texas, will read from his latest book, Liminal Domestic: Stories, beginning at 5 p.m. in Austin Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

VandeZande's fiction has appeared in the Georgia Review, Ninth Letter, Smokelong Quarterly, the Gettysburg Review, the Cream City Review, and elsewhere. He is also the author of the novel Apathy and Paying Rent. He is currently an assistant professor of English at Central Washington University.

Books will be available for purchase and signing at the reading.


Steinorth

Jennifer Sperry Steinorth
Wednesday, October 30
5 p.m., Reading & Book Signing, Austin Hall

The Sam Houston State University MFA Program in Creative Writing, Editing, and Publishing, in conjuction with the Texas Review Press, will welcome poet Jennifer Sperry Steinorth to campus on Wednesday, October 30. Steinorth, whose debut collection of poetry, A Wake with Nine Shades, is being published by TRP, will read from her work, beginning at 5 p.m. in Austin Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Steinorth is an educator, interdisciplinary artist, and licensed builder. Her poetry has appearedin Alaska Quarterly, Beloit Poetry Journal, the Colorado Review, jubilat, Michigan Quarterly Review, Mid-American Review, New Ohio Review, Poetry Northwest, Quarterly West, and elsewhere. She has received grants from the Sewanee Writers Conference, the Vermont Studio Center, and Warren Wilson College where she received her MFA in poetry.

Books will be available for purchase and signing at the reading.

The Wynne Home Readings

National Book Awards Webcast

Featuring Students in the 
MFA Program in Creative Writing,
Editing, and Publishing
May 8, 6:00 p.m.
The Wynne Home Arts Center
1428 11th St., Huntsville, TX


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