UNT Visiting Writers Series Fall 2018 | Department of English
July 5, 2018

UNT Visiting Writers Series Fall 2018

UNT Visiting Writers Series

Fall 2018

Eduardo Corral

4PM: Q&A in General Academic Building (GAB) 105

8PM: Reading/Book Signing in Sage Hall 116

Eduardo C. Corral's first book, Slow Lightning, won the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 2011. His poems have appeared in Ambit, The New Republic, Ploughshares, and Poetry Magazine. He's the recipient of residencies from the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. He's also the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a Hodder Fellowship and the National Holmes Poetry Prize, both from Princeton University. He teaches in the MFA program in Creative Writing at North Carolina State University.

Colin Barrett

4PM: Q&A in Terrill Hall 120

8PM: Reading/Book Signing in Sage Hall 116

Colin Barrett's first collection of stories, Young Skins, was originally published by Stinging Fly Press in 2013. It won the 2014 Frank O'Conner International Short Story Prize, The Guardian First Book Award and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. Colin was one of the 5 under 35 honorees for The National Book Foundation in the United States in 2015. Young Skins has been translated into 8 languages so far and one of the stories, Calm With Horses, is being made into a feature film produced by DNC films, Film4 and Element Pictures. Colin's short stories and nonfiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, A Public Space, the New Statesman, The Guardian and other magazines and journals. In 2018 he was selected as one of 4 protégés for the Rolex Arts Initiative.

Lucas Mann

November 8, 2018

4PM: Q&A in GAB 105

8PM: Reading/Book Signing in Sage Hall 116

Lucas Mann is the author of Captive Audience: On Love and Reality TV, Lord Fear: A Memoir, and Class A: Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere, which earned a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. His essays and stories have appeared in Guernica, BuzzFeed, Slate, Wigleaf, and The Kenyon Review, among others. He has received fellowships from United States Artists and The National Endowment for the Arts. He teaches writing at The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and lives in Providence, RI.

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