F200. “Times They Are A-Changin”: Reinventing the MFA
Friday, February 10, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Alan Soldofsky, the author of a recent collection of poems, In the Buddha Factory, has published three previous chapbooks of poetry: Holding Adam, Staying Home, and Kenora Station. He is a professor of English and director of the creative writing program at San Jose State University.
Fred D’Aguiar's most recent novel is Children of Paradise and most recent poetry collection is The Rose of Toulouse. He teaches in the Department of English at UCLA where he directs the creative writing program and he is an associate editor of Callaloo.
Kathleen Graber is the author of two collections of poetry, The Eternal City and Correspondence. She is the director of the creative wwriting MFA program at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Daniel Tobin is the author of seven books of poems, Where the World Is Made, Double Life, The Narrows, Second Things, Belated Heavens (winner of the Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry, 2011), The Net, and From Nothing. His awards include fellowships from the NEA and Guggenheim Foundation.
David Keplinger is the author of five books, most recently The Most Natural Thing. He's the recipient of an NEA fellowship, the T.S. Eliot Prize, the Colorado Book Award, and the Cavafy Prize. He has appeared Poetry, American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, The Paris Review, and elsewhere.