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Date(s) - September 15, 2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Longs Peak Room, Lory Student Center


The Creative Writing Reading Series presents Claire Vaye Watkins and Marie-Helene Bertino

Lory Student Center, Longs Peak Room at 7:30 pm


Author photo of Claire Vaye Watkins


Claire Vaye Watkins is the author of the novels I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness and Gold Fame Citrus, and the short story collection Battleborn, winner of the Story Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, and the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, among other prizes. A National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree, Watkins is a professor at the University of California Irvine and lives in Twenty-nine Palms, California.



Author photo of Marie-Helene Bertino


Marie-Helene Bertino is the author of the novels Parakeet (New York Times Editors’ Choice), and 2 a.m. at the Cat’s Pajamas (NPR Best Books 2014), and the story collection Safe As Houses (Iowa Short Fiction Award). Her fourth book, the novel Beautyland, is forthcoming from FSG.