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Author Reading: Fresno State MFA faculty

Author Reading: Fresno State MFA faculty

Fresno State's Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing presents an author reading with the Fresno State MFA faculty. The event, hosted by Prof. Brynn Saito, is part of the Fresno Poets' Association series. With a book signing to follow.

6:30 to 8:30 PM
Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Alice Peters Auditorium (PB 191)

Free admission

Featured authors:

Venita Blackburn (fiction), author of the story collection "How to Wrestle a Girl" (2021).

Steven Church (creative nonfiction), author of the essay collection "I'm Just Getting To the Disturbing Part" (2019).

Ra Jarrar (fiction), author of the memoir "Love Is An Ex-Country" (2021).

Brynn Saito (poetry), author of the poetry collection "Under a Future Sky" (2023).

Tim Skeen (poetry), author of the poetry collection "Reward" (2017).

Mai Der Vang (poetry), author of the poetry collection "Yellow Rain" (2021).

Brenna Womer (creative nonfiction), author of the hybrid prose collection "cost of living" (2022).

This event is supported by the generosity of donations from the writing community

All attendees are strongly encouraged to wear a mask when indoors. Visit for current campus health updates.

Parking costs $5 in Lots P5 or P6 at the Shaw and Woodrow entrance, east of the Peters Business building. (Campus map)

All participants are welcome. For disability related accommodations or access information, please contact Brynn Saito at or 559.278.1569. Requests should be made at least one week in advance of the event.

Wednesday, October 04, 2023


Brynn Saito

Phone: 559.278.1569
Website: Click to Visit

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