Axton Reading Series: Claire Vaye Watkins

When Mar 28, 2013
from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library
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Claire Vaye Watkins was born in Bishop, California in 1984. She has received fellowships from the Writers’ Conferences at Sewanee and Bread Loaf and her stories and essays have appeared in Granta, One Story, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, Best of the West 2011, Best of the Southwest 2013, and elsewhere. Watkins is an assistant professor at Bucknell University and the co-director, with Derek Palacio, of the Mojave School, a non-profit creative writing workshop for teenagers in rural Nevada. Her collection of short stories, Battleborn, was released by Riverhead Books in August, 2012.