Axton Reading Series

Fall 2019 Axton Readers

Mary Ann Samyn

Mary Ann Samyn

Axton Reading:
Thursday, October 24, 7:30 PM
Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library

Axton Master Class (poetry):
Friday, October 25, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Bingham Humanities Room 300

Mary Ann Samyn is the author of six collections of poetry, including, most recently, My Life in Heaven, winner of the 2012 FIELD Prize, and Air, Light, Dust, Shadow, Distance, winner of the 2017 42 Miles Press Award. She is Professor of English in the MFA Program at West Virginia University, and lives in Morgantown, WV, and, in the summer, in her home state of Michigan. 

Casey Plett

Casey Plett

Axton Reading:
Thursday, November 21, 7:30 PM
Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library

Axton Master Class (fiction):
Friday, November 22, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Bingham Humanities Room 300

Casey Plett wrote the novel Little Fish, the short story collection A Safe Girl to Love, and co-edited the anthology Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers. A two-time Lambda Literary Award winner, she is also a frequent book reviewer and essayist, and has written for The New York Times, McSweeney's, and Rookie, among other publications. She lives in Windsor, Ontario.

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