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Date(s) - February 24, 2022
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Griffin Concert Hall, University Center for the Arts

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Join the Creative Writing Reading Series for a reading at Griffin Concert Hall at the University Arts Center (1400 Remington)


Paisley Rekdal

Paisley Rekdal is the author of Appropriate: A Provocation, which examines cultural appropriation; six books of poetry including Nightingale and Imaginary Vessels; a book-length essay, The Broken Country: On Trauma, a Crime, and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam; the hybrid photo-text memoir, Intimate; and a book of essays, The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee. She is the guest editor for Best American Poetry 2020. Her work has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Pushcart Prizes (2009, 2013), Narrative’s Poetry Prize, and the AWP Creative Nonfiction Prize. She is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Utah.


Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff is the award-winning and bestselling author of the celebrated short story collections, Delicate Edible Birds and Florida, a finalist for the National Book Award, as well as four novels: MatrixThe Monsters of Templeton, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers, Arcadia, winner of the Medici Book Club Prize, and Fates and Furies, a finalist for the National Book Award and Amazon’s pick for Best Book of the Year.