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Date(s) - March 25, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Reading Series 2020-2021

Each fall and spring semester through the Creative Writing Reading Series at Colorado State University, the Department of English welcomes distinguished literary voices to share their work and to engage with the local community.

This semester — due to gathering restrictions related to COVID-19 — all Fall 2020 readings will be live-streamed via Zoom. For information on Spring 2021 events as well as the most up-to-date information, please check the English department events calendar for updates about individual events.

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Kate Bolton Bonnici

Kate Bolton Bonnici

Bolton Bonnici is the author of Night Burial, winner of the 2020 Colorado Prize for Poetry. She grew up in rural Alabama and is a graduate of Harvard University (BA), New York University School of Law (JD), and the University of California at Riverside (MFA). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Arts & LettersSouthern Humanities ReviewImageTupelo Quarterlyand elsewhere. She was a finalist for the Georgia Poetry Prize and the Fairy Tale Review’sPoetry Prize as well as a semi-finalist for numerous other competitions such as the Word Works’ Washington Prize and the Crab Orchard Series Poetry Open Competition. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughters and is currently a PhD candidate English Literature at UCLA.

Brandon Krieg

Brandon Krieg

Krieg is the author of Magnifier, winner of the 2019 Colorado Prize for Poetry. His previous collections are In the Gorge (Codhill Press 2017) and Invasives (Many Voices Project 2014)a finalist for the 2015 ASLE Book Award in Environmental Creative Writing, as well as a chapbook, Source to Mouth. His poems have appeared in AGNI, Colorado ReviewConjunctionsThe Iowa ReviewWest Branch, and many other journals. He teaches at Kutztown University and lives in Kutztown, PA with his spouse, Colleen O’Brien, and their son.

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