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Reading: Laura Mullen & Afton Wilky


by Sara Slaughter for Room 220

The University of New Orleans Creative Writing Workshop will host a reading by Laura Mullen & Afton Wilky at 8p.m. tonight (3.09), at the University of New Orleans Lakefront Campus, Liberal Arts Building, Room 197. The reading will be followed by a Q&A, book signing, and brief reception. The event is supported in part by Poets & Writers.

 

Laura Mullen is the McElveen Professor in English at Lousiana State University. She is the author of eight books, including her most recent collection Complicated Grief. Prizes for her poetry include Ironwood‘s Stanford Prize, and she has been awarded two Board of Regents ATLAS grants, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Rona Jaffe Award, among other honors. She has had several MacDowell Fellowships and is a frequent visitor at the Summer Writing Program at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa. Her work has been widely anthologized in collections from Norton. Omnidawn, and CoffeeHouse and her poems have been set to music by composers Jason Eckardt and Nathan Davis. She is the Director of the Creative Writing program at LSU.

 

Afton Wilky is a multi-disciplinary artist—writing, sound, digital media and book arts. She is the author of Clarity Speaks of a Crystal Sea (Flim Forum Press, 2014) and her work is in or forthcoming from journals such as Black Warrior ReviewLIT, Alice Blue Review, TAB, EOAGH, textsound, Word for/Word, and Jacket2. She is the managing editor at The Volta.




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