NEOMFA Visiting Writer Series

2014-2015 NEOMFA Visiting Writer Series

Lynda Barry & Dan Chaon

  • Reading – Thursday October 23rd, 7:30 pm, PH 104, free and open to the public.
  • Workshop – NEOMFA students only, October 23rd & October 24th, 10 am – 2pm, MC 103, CSU campus
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Shara McCallum

  • Reading – Wednesday October 29th, 7:30pm, KSU Student Center 306 ABC
  • Workshop – NEOMFA students only, October 29th – October 31st, 10am – 1pm in the Reading Room of the May Prentice House (126 Lincoln Street)
  • Salon session – Thursday October 30th, 3pm, May Prentice House
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Karen Russell

  • Reading – November 5th, 7:30pm, CSU Student Center Room 311
  • Salon session #1 (open to undergraduates and public) 2pm, Tuesday November 4th, location PH 104
  • Salon session #2 (NEOMFA students only) 4pm, Wednesday November 5th, location PH 104
  • Interview – The Sound of Applause, WCPN 90.3 FM, airs approximately 2pm, Wednesday November 5th
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George Saunders

  • April 23rd, 2015
  • Details forthcoming

Jamaal May

  • Workshops POSTPONED
  • Salon Session Tuesday, September 16th, 6 pm
  • Reading Wednesday, September 17th, 7 pm
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2013-2014 NEOMFA Visiting Writer Series

Chuck Klosterman Visit

  • Salon Session Thursday February 20th in Quaker Square Ballroom B at 5:20 pm.
  • Reading  Friday February 21st in the Quaker Square Ballroom at 7 pm
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Heather Christle Visit

  • Wednesday January 29th –  Friday January 31st, Kent State Campus
  • Workshops Kent State University Student Center Room 302, 10am-1pm daily, by application only
  • Reading January 29th at 7:30 pm, KSU Student Center Room 317, OPEN to the public
  • Salon Session January 31st, KSU Student Center Room 319, 2-4 pm, NEOMFA students and by invite only

Miranda July Visit

  • Tuesday November 19th, Wednesday November 20th, CSU Campus/Cleveland Cinematheque
  • Salon Sessions SC 313/315, 2pm – 4pm each day, NEOMFA students and by invite only
  • Reading and Interview November 19th, 8pm, Drinko Hall (Music Building) with guest moderator Alissa Nutting
  • Screening of THE FUTURE and Q/A November 20th, 7:30pm, Cleveland Cinematheque

Kate Greenstreet Visit

  • Monday October 14th – Wednesday October 16th, Akron Campus
  • Workshops Student Union Meeting Room 310, 10am-1:00pm daily, by application only
  • Reading Wednesday October 16th, with Mary Biddinger, Quaker Square Ballroom C, 7:30pm, OPEN to the public

Junot Diaz Visit

  • Friday October 11th, CSU Campus
  • Salon Session SC 313/315,  12pm-2pm, NEOMFA students only.
  • Reading MC Auditorium, 5pm, OPEN to the Public