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Date(s) - November 9, 2023
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Lory Student Center, University Ballroom


The Creative Writing Reading Series presents Adrian Lürssen and Leonora Simonovis


Lory Student Center, University Ballroom (newly updated location!) at 7:30 pm on Thursday, November 9


Born and raised in Apartheid-era South Africa and then Washington, DC, Adrian Lürssen now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. His work has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including FencePositthe Boston ReviewPhoebeAmerican Letters & CommentaryWitness580 Split, and elsewhere. He is the author of the chapbook Neowise, from Trainwreck Press. 






Leonora Simonovis is a bilingual poet who grew up near Caracas, Venezuela, and currently lives in San Diego, California, where she teaches Latin American literature and creative writing at the University of San Diego. She is a VONA (Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation) fellow, has an MFA from Antioch University, Los Angeles, and is a contributing editor for Drizzle Review. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming from Gargoyle MagazineDiode Poetry JournalThe RumpusArkansas International, Inverted Syntax, and Tinderbox Poetry Journal, among others. 




The CSU Creative Writing Reading Series is made possible by the Organization of Graduate Student Writers, the CSU Department of English, the College of Liberal Arts, CSU Libraries, the Lilla B. Morgan Memorial Endowment, the donor sponsor of the Crow-Tremblay Alumni Reading Series and other generous support. Learn about how you can support the series online here