Feb. 23, 2009: MFA Thesis Reading at RiverRun Bookstore, Portsmouth
MFA STUDENTS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO READ FROM THEIR ORIGINAL WORK AT RIVERRUN BOOKSTORE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD AT 7PM
MFA students from the University of New Hampshire will read from their original work at RiverRun Bookstore on Monday, February 23rd at 7pm.
MFA candidate Karina Borowicz was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and holds a BA in History from the University of Massachusetts. Her poetry has appeared in various literary journals, including The Cincinnati Review, Mid-American Review, New York Quarterly, and Poet Lore. She has worked as a poetry reader at The Paris Review.
Jessie Robie was born and raised in Kingston, New Hampshire. She concentrated in film and history at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass. Her novel is about the half Native American son of John Wayne. People often ask her "why the obsession with John Wayne?," but she had actually never watched an entire John Wayne film until she began working on this project.
A native of Exeter, NH, Sara Erdmann graduated in 2005 from Hamilton College where she majored in Creative Writing and minored in French. After teaching preschool for a year, she graduated in 2005 and then took a year off to teach preschool and find some kind of life path. While she taught preschool for a year, she viewed options for a life path and decided to return to school and earn an MFA in writing. As for the future, she intends to use this spring to finish revising her novel and finally visit Wyoming where most of the story takes place.
RiverRun Bookstore is located at 20 Congress Street in downtown Portsmouth. For more information on the event, visit www.riverrunbookstore.com or call (603) 431-2100. The event is free and open to the public.