Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series 


 Fall 2018 Semester Features the following readers:


September 28, 7:00 PM, Schaible Auditorium: Rebecca Lindenberg

Rebecca Lindenberg is the author of Love, an Index (McSweeney’s) and The Logan Notebooks (Mountain West Poetry Series), winner of the 2015 Utah Book Award.  She’s the recipient of an Amy Lowell Traveling Poetry Fellowship, an NEA Literature Grant, and a seven-month fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Her work appears in Poetry, The Believer, American Poetry Review, McSweeney’s Quarterly, and elsewhere. She is the Poetry Editor of the Cincinnati Review, and an Assistant Professor of Poetry at the University of Cincinnati, where she directs the Creative Writing Program

October 19, 7:00 PM, Schaible Auditorium: Anne Valente

Anne Valente is the author of the novel, Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down (William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2016), and the short story collection, By Light We Knew Our Names (Dzanc Books, 2014). Her second novel, The Desert Sky Before Us, is forthcoming from HarperCollins in May 2019. Her fiction appears in One Story, The Kenyon Review, The Southern Review and The Chicago Tribune, and her essays appear in The Believer, Catapult and The Washington Post. Originally from St. Louis, she currently lives in upstate New York where she teaches creative writing and literature at Hamilton College.

November 16, 7:00 PM, Schaible Auditorium: LaTanya McQueen

LaTanya McQueen has been published in West Branch, Pleaides, New Ohio Review, The Arkansas International, The Florida Review, Bennington Review, Passages North, Black Warrior Review, Fourteen Hills, The North American Review, Ninth Letter, New Orleans Review, Indiana Review, Booth, Fugue, Nimrod, War, Literature and the Arts, and other journals. She received her MFA from Emerson College, her PhD from the University of Missouri, was the 2017-2018 Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow at Cornell College, and is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Coe College. She is also the Creative Nonfiction Editor of Gigantic Sequins, a print journal of art and comics. Her essay collection, And It Begins Like This, is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press.

Spring 2019 Features the following readers:

February 8, 7:00pm Schiable Auditorium: Susanna Nevison

Susannah Nevison is the author of two collections of poetry, Lethal Theater (Ohio State University Press, 2019, winner of the 2017 The Journal/Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize, and Teratology (Persea Books, 2015, winner of the 2014 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book in Poetry Prize.  New work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Tin House, Pleiades, Crazyhorse, and The New York Times.  She is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Sweet Briar College

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