English: Creative Writing Reading Series: Graham Foust & Marly Swick

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English: Creative Writing Reading Series: Graham Foust & Marly Swick
April 4, 2013 7:30 pm
April 4, 2013 9:00 pm
FREE and open to the public
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Clara Hatton Gallery
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Visual Arts Building, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 80523, United States

Join the Department of English and the Organization of Graduate Student Writers through ASCSU for the Creative Writing Program Spring 2013 Reading Series at Colorado State University. The series features special guests and faculty reading from a variety of styles and genres including fiction, poetry, and essays.

This session features award-winning poet Graham Foust and award-winning fiction writer Marly Swick.

04.04.13_Graham_FoustGraham Foust has written four full collections of poetry; As in Every Deafness (Flood Editions, 2003), Leave the Room to Itself (Ahsahta Press, 2004), Necessary Stranger (Flood Editions, 2007), and A Mouth in California (Flood Editions, 2009). He has most recently published a collection of translations from German, in collaboration with Samuel Frederick, of Ernst Meister’s later poems titled In Time’s Rift [Im Zeitspalt], through Wave Books in September, 2012. Three of Foust’s poems were featured in the winter 2009 (volume 43, issue 1) edition of The Laurel Review: The Only Poem, Promotional, and Frost at Midnight. Foust’s work was also chosen by Robert Creeley for the Beyond Arcadia issue of Conjunctions.

Marly Swick is the author of two short story collections, Monogamy and The Summer Before the Summer of Love (HarperCollins), and two novels, Paper Wings (HarperCollins) and Evening News (Little, Brown). A recipient of an NEA grant, James Michener grant, and Wisconsin Creative Writing Institute Fellowship, her short fiction has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Redbook, Gettysburg Review, Iowa Review, The North American Review, among other magazines, and has been anthologized in O’Henry Prize Stories, Best of the South, Contemporary West Coast Writers, The Iowa Award, High Infidelity, and other collections.

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