April 14, 2011: MFA Reading -- Meg Glasson, Marla Cinilia, Jenny Lynn Keller, Patrick Weatherly
Join us for readings by several of our MFA students at RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth!
Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Thursday, April 14th
Location: RiverRun Bookstore
20 Congress Street, Portsmouth NH
Featured readings will include:
Meg Glasson -- Brunch is Hell and Other Essays
Meg Glasson was born at an elevation of six thousand, two hundred feet and raised by Deadheads aside a glacial lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. She enjoys bicycles, egg sandwiches, and the San Francisco Giants and she hopes to one day own an avocado grove on the central coast of California where all of you, she says, will always be welcome.
Marla Cinillia - Invasive Species
Before moving to the seacoast of New Hampshire to pursue her MFA, Marla Cinilia was a yoga instructor living in New York City. She is the recipient of a work/study scholarship to the 2010 Breadloaf Writers' Conference. Her thesis is a collection of short stories. During her time in the MFA program, she also completed a book length manuscript in creative non-fiction about the year she spent teaching public school in the Bronx. She now lives in Portsmouth with her husband, Mike, and their two dogs.
Jenny Lynn Keller -- Jump the Fence Over
Jenny Lynn Keller was born in Bethelem, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, but now she teaches and lives in New Hampshire with Jon, Clark and Arnold. Her work has been featured in 14 Hills, Cream City Review and Connecticut Review. She enjoys quilting, cooking, magazines about how to better organize your life, tattoos, pina coladas, and getting snowed in.
Patrick Weatherly -- Everything That Evaporates Must Be Bottled
Patrick Weatherly is originally from Alabama, and lives in Rye, New Hampshire for the time being.
This event is free and open to the public. Please contact the UNH English Department for more information about this event: (603) 862-1313.