Stony Brook Southampton’s MFA in Creative Writing and Literature begins its Writers Speak Wednesdays this spring with author Ayana Mathis.
Mathis is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a recipient of the 2014-15 New York Public Library’s Cullman Center Fellowship. The Twelve Tribes Of Hattie, her first novel, was a New York Times Bestseller, a 2013 New York Times Notable Book of the Year, an NPR Best Books of 2013, and was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as the second selection for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. She is an assistant professor of English and creative writing at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
The full line-up for Spring 2020 Writers Speak Wednesdays is:
MFA Faculty Reading featuring Cornelius Eady, Neal Gabler, Paul Harding, Ursula Hegi, Amy Hempel, Christian McLean, Susan Scarf Merrell, Roger Rosenblatt, Julie Sheehan and Lou Ann Walker
Simeon Marsalis and Dawnie Walton
The Southampton Review Summer/Fall 2020 Issue Launch Party
MFA Student Reading featuring students of the Stony Brook Southampton MFA Program
These events are free and open to the public. Receptions will begin at 6:30 pm and readings will begin at 7 pm in the Rakoff Theater on the second floor of Chancellors Hall (239 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY, 11968).
For more information, call (631) 632-5030 or visit the website.