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ASU MFA Fall Reading Series!

The MFA Reading Series at Arizona State University is about to begin! Check out the schedule below. If you are in the Tempe/Phoenix area, join us this fall to hear these amazing writers read their work, starting this Thursday!

Pamela Uschuk, poet, political activist
William Pitt Root, former poet laureate of Tucson.
     Thursday, Sep. 5, 2013     |     7:30 p.m. Memorial Union Pima Auditorium (MU 230)

Rachel Blau DuPlessis, poet, essayist
     Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013    |     12–1 p.m.* Social Sciences Building Room 109 (SS 109)

Michael Martone, fiction/nonfiction writer
     Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013     |     7:30 p.m. Memorial Union Alumni Lounge (MU 202)

The MFA Reading Series, presented by the Creative Writing Program in the ASU Department of English, brings notable writers to the ASU community for readings and discussions about writing and their literary works. All readings are free of charge, open to the public, and take place on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe. Past readers include Ian McEwan, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, Richard Garcia, and Jennifer Spiegel. The series is co-sponsored by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.

*In addition to the MFA Reading event, on Oct. 23 Blau DuPlessis will give a lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Social Sciences (SS) room 109. The lecture is co-sponsored by the School of Social Transformation, the Institute for Humanities Research, and the Office of the Associate Dean of Faculty.

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The Department of English, the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, the School of Social Transformation, and the Institute for Humanities Research are units of ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.