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Readings on Campus This Fall
Stefanie Wortman, who has joined the full-time creative writing faculty for the 2013-2014 academic year while Emily Danforth is on leave, will read from her new book of poems, Blind King, which won the Vassar Miller Prize, on October 9th, at 12:45 p.m. in Craig-Lee 255.
Gary Whitehead, who received his B.A. at RIC before going on to the Iowa Workshop, will read from his new book of poems, A Glossary of Chickens, published by Princeton University Press, on November 7th, at 7:00 p.m. in Craig-Lee 255. Check out the new collection here: http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9947.html
Both readings are free and open to all. Please join us!
Ashley Matteson, who received her B.A. at RIC last spring, is currently pursuing her M.F.A. in screenwriting at Chapman University.
Dionne Irving, who received her M.A. in English/Creative Writing at RIC, went on to earn her Ph. D. from Georgia State University in the spring of 2013, and has now taken a tenure-track position as an assistant professor at St. Mary's College in Indiana. Congratulations, Professor Irving!
Karen Boren’s story "Mother Tongue" appears in the journal of the Santa Fe Writers Project: http://www.sfwp.com/mother-tongue-by-karen-lee-boren/ Her novel Month of Fire was a finalist in the New American Press Book Contest: http://www.newamericanpress.com/
Cathleen Calbert’s poems appear in the current issues of The Cincinnati Review and The Ocean State Review. You can read her short story, “Now That I Have Found You at Last” in the Burrow Press Review: http://www.burrowpressreview.com/now-that-i-have-found-you-at-last-cathleen-calbert/
Rob Foreman recently won a Pushcart Prize for his short story, "Cadiz, Missouri," which appeared in AGNI. He also won the 2013 Willow Springs fiction contest with his story “The Man with the Nightmare Gun,” which you can read here. Other essays and stories have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Fourth Genre, Pleiades, Third Coast, and Mid-American Review.
Students, alumni, and friends of RIC: Please keep in touch with you and let us know how you’re doing!