Date(s) - September 17, 2020
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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Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas
Cabeza-Vanegas is the author of Drown Sever Sing (Anomalous Press 2015) and Don’t Come Back (Mad Creek Books 2017), as well as the co-editor of the forthcoming anthology, The Great American Essay. Her fiction, nonfiction, poetry and translation has been featured in The Bellingham Review, The Chicago Review, Fourth Genre, Brevity, Poets & Writers and the Sunday Rumpus, among others. She’s been the recipient of the Best of the Net Award and the Iron Horse Review’s Discovered Voices Award. She has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and is a Rona Jaffee fellow. She is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago.
Yapa’s debut novel, Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist (Lee Boudreaux / Back Bay Books 2016) was a finalist for the 2017 Pen/Falkner award and was named one of the best books by Amazon, Time Magazine, The Washington Postand others. The winner of the 2010 Asian American Short Story Award, Yapa’s fiction and nonfiction have appeared in American Short Fiction, Guernica,O Magazine, Poets & Writers, The Margins, Hyphen, Slice, LitHuband others. He is currently developing a TV show with Clubhouse Pictures in Los Angeles He lives in New York City, works as a “boot camp” manuscript editor, and teaches fiction in the low-residency MFA Program at Sierra Nevada University in Lake Tahoe.
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.