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Robert J. Carr Visiting Author Series Presents: Laura Adamczyk, Michael Don, Amie Whittemore

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The Robert J. Carr Visiting Author Series, the Creative Writing Program, and the Department of English
Apr 11, 2019   4:30 pm  
Free and open to the public
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Creative Writing Program

Laura Adamczyk’s fiction has won awards from the Union League Civic & Arts Foundation of Chicago and has appeared in Hobart, Chicago Reader, PANK, Salt Hill, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Bellevue Literary Review, Necessary Fiction, and elsewhere. Her story “Girls,” published in Guernica, won the 2014 Dzanc Books / Disquiet International Literary Program Award. She works at The A.V. Club in Chicago.

Michael Don is the author of the forthcoming story collectionPartners and Strangers (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2019). His work has appeared in journals such as Washington Square ReviewFiction International, The Cortland Review,SmokeLong Quarterly, and The Southampton Review. He co-edits Kikwetu: A Journal of East African Literature and teaches in the English Department at Penn State University. Previously, he taught at St. Paul’s University in Nairobi, Kenya, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.  

Amie Whittemore is a poet, educator, and the author of Glass Harvest (Autumn House Press). She is also co-founder of the Charlottesville Reading Series and Associate Editor at Poem of the Week. An instructor at Middle Tennessee State University, she holds degrees from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (B.A.), Lewis and Clark College (M.A.T.), and Southern Illinois University Carbondale (M.F.A.). Her poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Sycamore Review, Rattle, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere.

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