Readings, this week, and so on and so forth.

TOMORROW, Thursday night, 7 pm, SMU 238, poets ROBYN SCHIFF and KATY LEDERER will be reading!
FRIDAY, 11-12:30, Robyn and Katy will sit down with us in the snug English Conference Room, NH 407, and answer questions and carry on conversations while enjoying coffee and cookies.

Ms. Schiff is the author of two poetry collections, Worth and Revolver. She earned an M.A. in Medieval Studies from University of Bristol, England, and also earned an MFA from The University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize many times, and earned The Brown Foundation Fellows Residence Program at the Dora Maar House in Menerbes, France, and the Black Warrior Review Literary Award; she was also a finalist for the ForeWord Book of the Year Awards, Fence Books Alberta Prize, Alice James Books New England/New York Award.
Ms. Lederer is the author of the memoir, Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers, and poetry collections, Imago (in progress), The Heaven-Sent Leaf, and Winter Sex. Lederer earned her MFA from The University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop and has earned such awards as The MacDowell Colony Fellowship in Poetry, The New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, Yaddo Fellowships in Poetry, Esquire Magazine Best Books of 2003, Barnes & Noble Best Memoirs of 2003, Publishers Weekly Best Non-fiction Books of 2003, Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection for Poker Face, St. Paul's School Schlesinger Fellow in Poetry, and several Pushcart Prize Nominations.
Copies of their books will be for sale.

Elijah Mac Jenkins, of flatmanCROOKED Publishing
, out of Sacramento, Ca., will be Q & A-ing on November 4th in the English Conference room, NH 407, from 11- 12:30
. Ask him questions about what editors are really looking for, what not to do, what to absolutely do, how to get into the field, and, of course, how to become a rich and famous writer. Copies of flatmanCROOKED's anthology of new writers' writings will be available for sale--and this is even before the official launch date of November 15th! Check out their site for more details!

Inkwater Press, PPS, and GLO will be hosting Non-Fiction Writer Alexandre Poussin! He will be reading from his world-famous book, Africa Trek, on Friday, Nov 7th, 2:30 - 3:30, in the Native American Center, rm 110. Check out his website, as well as Inkwater Press's for more details about the book and the journey!


Thanks to University Studies, Native American Studies, Multicultural Center, Office of Diversity and Equity, Department of English, and GLO, Blackfeet writer STEPHEN GRAHAM JONES will be reading on NOVEMBER 19TH in the Native American Center. More details to come!! While you're waiting, check out his website (he's a fascinating fellow).

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