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GVSU Writers Series: Faculty Reading by Amorak Huey and Caitlin Horrocks

GVSU Writers Series: Faculty Reading by Amorak Huey and Caitlin Horrocks

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
6:00 PM

Cook DeWitt Center, Allendale Campus

Literary Arts

Huey is an assistant professor of Writing at Grand Valley State University. His poetry appears and is forthcoming in numerous print and online journals, including Oxford American, The Southern Review, Indiana Review, Crab Orchard Review, PANK, Poet Lore, Atlanta Review, Contrary, Linebreak and Spitball. He recently completed a collection of poems inspired by the blues. Huey has also worked for newspapers in Florida and Kentucky, as well as The Grand Rapids Press, where he was assistant sports editor.

Horrocks an associate professor of writing at Grand Valley State University and the fiction editor of The Kenyon Review. She is the author of the story collection, This Is Not Your City. Her stories and essays appear in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories 2011, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2009, The Pushcart Prize XXXV, The Paris Review, Tin House, One Story and elsewhere. Her work has won awards including the Plimpton Prize, and fellowships to the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers Conferences. She was formerly the 2006-2007 Theresa A. Wilhoit Fellow at Arizona State University.

For more information about the GVSU Writers Series, contact Oindrila Mukherjee in the Writing Department, at mukherjo@gvsu.edu, or (616) 331-3411.