Reading by Calvino Prize Winner
Feb 22, 2008
from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
|Where||Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library|
|Contact Name||Paul Griner|
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Maud Casey is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Maryland, where she is the Associate Director of the Program in Creative Writing. She is the author of two novels, The Shape of Things to Come, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and Genealogy, a New York Times Editor’s Choice Book. Casey is also the author of a collection of stories, Drastic. Twice nominated for Pushcart Prizes, her stories have appeared in The Threepenny Review; The Gettysburg Review; Prairie Schooner; Forklift, Ohio; American Short Fiction; Bellevue Literary Journal; The Salt Hill Journal and elsewhere. She has received residency fellowships from the Ledig International Writers House, Fundacion Valparaiso, Vermont Studio Center, and the UCross Foundation. She is the recipient of the 2008 Calvino Prize and a 2008-2009 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship
These events are free and open to students and the public.