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New Writing Series Spring 2024

Jenny L. Davis
April 17th @ 5pm
Seuss Room, Geisel Library

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Jenny L. Davis is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation and an Associate Professor of Anthropology and American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where she is the Director of the American Indian Studies Program and co-director of the Center for Indigenous Science. She is the author of the 2022 poetry collection, Trickster Academy.

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Kazim Ali, Jac Jemc, and Brandon Som
April 24th @ 5pm
Seuss Room, Geisel Library
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A reading by three members of the MFA faculty who have had books released in the past year.

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Oluyemisi Ayoyinka Bolonduro, Ricardo Novaes de Oliveira, Kimaya Kulkarni, Bailey Sneed
MFA 1st Year Reading
May 15th 5pm, De Certeau Room (Rm 335), Literature Dept, Ridge Walk Academic Complex

A reading by MFA students at the close of their 1st year in the program to welcome them and celebrate the accomplishments of their first year.

Victoria Chang
-- Cancelled --
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Victoria Chang is the Bourne Chair in Poetry at Georgia Tech. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Chowdhury Prize in Literature. Her book, OBIT, has earned many honors, including the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Poetry and the PEN/Volker Award. Her newest poetry collection is With My Back to the World.

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Alexis Aceves-Garcia, Uli Dunn, Adrienne Herr, Olga Mikolaivna, Gin To, Emily Yang
MFA 3rd Year Reading
May 22nd @ 5pm
Seuss Room, Geisel Library

A reading by 3rd year MFA students to celebrate the culmination of their work in the program.

The New Writing Series is brought to you by the Literature Department and the School of Arts and Humanities

The New Writing Series thanks the UCSD Geisel Library for providing us with the Seuss Room

For more information contact Professor Marco Wilkinson.