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MFA faculty to read from work

November 22, 2010

What’s almost better than reading a good book on a crisp December evening?

Having the authors read their work to you.

Nearly a dozen faculty in the Arizona State University master of fine arts in creative writing program will read from their work at 7:45 p.m., Dec. 2, in the Memorial Union’s Pima Auditorium (230) on the Tempe campus.

Each author will read for a maximum of five minutes.

Particitipating in the free event will be:

• Sally Ball, Tara Ison, Alberto Ríos and Peter Turchi, who will read from new and unpublished work.
• Jay Boyer, who will read from his most recently published play, “Empty Stages.”
• Norman Dubie, from his just-published book, “Volcano.”
• Beckian Fritz Goldberg, from her recently published collection, “Reliquary Fever: New and Selected Poems.”
• Cynthia Hogue, from her recently published collection, “Or Consequence.”
• T.R. Hummer, from “Ephemeron,” forthcoming from LSU Press.
• Melissa Pritchard, from her new short story collection, “The Odditorium,”forthcoming from Bellevue Literary Press.
• Jeannine Savard, from her second book, “Trumpeter,” and from new unpublished work.

The reading is sponsored by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing. For more information call the Piper Center at (480) 965-6018, or go to