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Date(s) - April 4, 2024
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Lory Student Center, University Ballroom


The Creative Writing Reading Series presents Gale Marie Thompson and Hermione Hoby


Lory Student Center University Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2024

Gale Marie Thompson is the author of Mountain Amnesia, winner of the 2023 Colorado Prize in Poetry, Helen or My Hunger (YesYes Books, 2020) and Soldier On (Tupelo Press, 2015). Her poetry and prose have appeared in American Poetry Review, Bennington Review, and Mississippi Review, among others. A winner of the Poetry Society of America’s 2022 Emily Dickinson Award, Thompson has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center and Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. She is founding editor of Jellyfish Poetry and currently works as an editor in book development for YesYes Books. Gale lives in the mountains of North Georgia, where she directs the creative writing program at Young Harris College.


Hermione Hoby is the author of the novels Neon in Daylight, a two-time New York Times editors’ choice, and Virtue, which was shortlisted for the Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award. She writes regularly for The New York Times Book Review, and her criticism and essays have also appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband Benjamin Kunkel.


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