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Guest Writers Series with Miranda Mellis

  • Online/Virtual, UT 00000
  • Presented By: University of Utah Guest Writers Series and Hivemi...
  • Dates: April 8, 2021
  • Location: Online/Virtual Space
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLICFor more information on registering and attending, go to:https://english.utah.edu/news-and-events/events.php
  • Overview
    Miranda Mellis is the author of Demystifications (forthcoming, Solid Objects); The Quarry (Trafficker Press, 2013); The Spokes (Solid Objects, 2012); None of This Is Real (Sidebrow Press, 2012); Materialisms (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2009); and others. Her stories and essays have appeared in various publications including Harper’s, The Believer, Conjunctions, the New York Times, Fence, McSweeney’s and elsewhere. She has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the John Hawkes Prize in Fiction, and has been an Artist in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts and Millay Colony. She is an editor at The Encyclopedia Project and teaches at The Evergreen State College. Raised in the city of San Francisco, she now lives in the woods of the Pacific NorthwestEach year, the Guest Writers Series at the University of Utah brings distinguished authors to Salt Lake City. Our goal is to provide our community with an opportunity to engage in a dynamic, educational and inspiring relationship with literature. We aim to bring in a diverse array of voices and perspectives, and to provide a platform for an enriching dialogue between our authors and the audience. All events are free and open to the public, and this year are held on Zoom Webinar.This project received funding from the U of U English Department; the U of U Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks program; and Utah Humanities. Utah Humanities empowers groups and individuals to improve their communities through active engagement in the humanities. This project is also supported in part by Utah Arts & Museums, with funding from the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the Arts.
    Dates: 4/8/2021