MFA faculty to read from work

<p>What’s almost better than reading a good book on a crisp December evening?</p><separator></separator><p>Having the authors read their work to you.</p><separator></separator><p>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.</p><separator></separator><p>Each author will read for a maximum of five minutes.</p><separator></separator><p>Particitipating in the free event will be:</p><separator></separator><p>• Sally Ball, Tara Ison, Alberto Ríos and Peter Turchi, who will read from new and unpublished work.<br />• Jay Boyer, who will read from his most recently published play, “Empty Stages.”
• Norman Dubie, from his just-published book, “Volcano.”<br />• Beckian Fritz Goldberg, from her recently published collection, “Reliquary Fever: New and Selected Poems.”<br />• Cynthia Hogue, from her recently published collection, “Or Consequence.”<br />• T.R. Hummer, from “Ephemeron,” forthcoming from LSU Press.<br />• Melissa Pritchard, from her new short story collection, “The Odditorium,”forthcoming from Bellevue Literary Press.<br />• Jeannine Savard, from her second book, “Trumpeter,” and from new unpublished work.</p><separator></separator><p>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 <a href=""></a&gt;.