Monday, October 12, 2015

Websites of Some Wonderful SIU MFA alumni

Here's a far-from complete list of SIU Carbondale MFA alums:

Sarah Burge:
Hannah New:
Amie Whittemore:
Sarah McCartt Jackson:
John McCarthy:
Sequoia Nagamatsu: 
Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum:
Michael Meyerhofer:
Adrian Matejka:
Benjamin Percy:
Kerry James Evans:
Mark Jay Brewin Jr.:
Paul Guest: 
Travis Mossotti:

2015 Devil's Kitchen Fall Literary Festival at SIUC

Coming soon: October 21-October 23, 2015
Devil’s Kitchen Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
The Devil's Kitchen Literary Festival, named after the famous lake, is an annual three-day festival featuring readings, panels, and book signings by published writers from across the country. The event is a great opportunity to meet published authors and to celebrate their works. It is free and open to the whole Southern Illinois community. Three of the authors attending are winners of the Devil's Kitchen Reading Awards in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction, David Tomas Martinez (Poetry), Megan Milks (Fiction), and Ben Tanzer (Nonfiction). They will read from their works as a part of the festival.
The festival starts on Wednesday October 21st and ends Friday October 23rd. There are a total of eight events including readings by the 2015 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction, readings by other honored guests, writing panels, and book signings by the many acclaimed authors. All of the events will be held in the first floor of the Morris Library, schedule below.
Event, Date, Time
Book Reading by Ben Tanzer
Oct. 21st, 8-9 PM
Writers Panel featuring Sass Brown, Lisa Fay Coutley, Angie Macri, David Tomas Martinez, Megan Milks, and Ben Tanzer
Oct. 22nd, 11-11:50 AM
Poetry Reading by Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Authors - Sass Brown and Lisa Fay Coutley
Oct. 22nd, 2-3:15 PM
Reception and Book Signing featuring all visiting writers
Oct. 22nd, 3:15-4:30 PM
Readings by the 2015 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award Winners in Poetry and Fiction featuring David Tomas Martinez and Megan Milks
Oct. 22nd, 4:30-6 PM
Q & A 20 Years of Crab Orchard Review: A Conversation with Editor-in-Chief and Poetry Editor Allison Joseph and Managing Editor Jon Tribble
Oct. 23rd, 10-10:50 AM
Readings by Grassroots Editors and Contributors
Oct. 23rd, 1-1:50 PM
Poetry Readings by Angie Macri
Oct. 23rd, 2-2:50 PM