Annual MFA Faculty Benefit Reading
Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 8pm
826DC, 3233 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
Metro Accessible via Columbia Heights (Green and Yellow Lines)
Our annual reading of poetry and prose by American University's creative writing faculty features Kyle Dargan, author of Logorrhea Dementia: A Self-Diagnosis; Stephanie Grant, author of Map of Ireland; David Keplinger, author of The Most Natural Thing; Richard McCann, author of Mother of Sorrows; and Rachel Louise Snyder, author of What We've Lost Is Nothing.
Proceeds from this reading will benefit 826DC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.
Suggested donation at the door is $5.
About the Visiting Writers Series
In a city long known for its creative activity and writers—including Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Katherine Anne Porter, Sterling Brown, William Meredith, and Doris Grumbach—we continue the tradition by serving as a lively venue for creative work by both established and emerging writers.
Former visiting writers and writers in residence include Grace Paley, Amy Bloom, Thomas Mallon, Andre Dubus III and Tim O'Brien. See the partial list of past visiting writers below.
Listen: VWS on iTunesU.