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Creative Writing Reading Series Sept. 10

September 1, 2009

Faculty members Leslee Becker and David Milofsky open the Creative Writing Program Fall 2009 Reading Series by reading their works of fiction. The event will be held in the University Art Museum in the the University Center of the Arts.

Thursday, Sept. 10
7:30 p.m.
University Art Museum
University Center for the Arts 

Join the Department of English and the Organization of Graduate Student Writers through ASCSU for the Creative Writing Program Fall 2009 Reading Series at Colorado State University.

(At right: Leslee Becker, Ph.D.)

The series features special guests and faculty reading from a variety of styles and genres including fiction, poetry, essays, and non-fiction.

On Thursday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m., CSU faculty members Leslee Becker and John Milofsky will read from their works of fiction. View upcoming readings on the Fall 2009 Reading Series poster.

Short story writer, Leslee Becker

Professor Becker teaches creative writing and literature and has published a story collection, The Sincere Café. Her stories have appeared in Epoch, The Atlantic, Ploughshares, Iowa Review, New Letters, Nimrod, The Gettysburg Review, New England Review, and elsewhere.

She has won several prizes and grants, including the Katherine Anne Porter Fiction Prize, the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society Prize, the Mid-List Press Award for Short Fiction, the Ludwig Vogelstein Award, and the Pennock Distinguished Service Award.

Novelist David Milofsky

Professor Milofsky teaches literature, editing, and creative writing at CSU.  

(At right: Milofsky, Ph.D., in the classroom)

He's published four novels, A Friend of Kissinger, Playing From Memory, Eternal People and Color of Law.  He's received fellowships from the NEA, the MacDowell Colony, and Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and has won the Prairie Schooner Short Fiction Award.

In 2001, he was awarded the Colorado Book Award.

Upcoming readings

Contact: Jennifer Clary
Phone: (970) 491-3603