New Writers Project presents: Lucy Corin & Nina McConigley

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Please join us on Thursday, April 14, 2016 in the Joynes Reading Room (Carothers Residence Hall, 2501 Whitis Ave.) for a reading by writers Lucy Corin and Nina McConigley.

LUCY CORIN is the author of two short story collections, One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses (McSweeney’s Books) and The Entire Predicament (Tin House Books) as well as a novel, Everyday Psychokillers: A History for Girls (FC2). She won an American Academy of Arts and Letters Rome Prize and is currently an NEA fellow. She lives in San Francisco, teaches at the University of California at Davis, and is at work on a novel.

NINA McCONIGLEY is the author of the story collection Cowboys and East Indians, which won the 2014 PEN Open Book Award and a High Plains Book Award. She holds an MFA from the University of Houston and an MA from the University of Wyoming. She has been a fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and held scholarships to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and for The Best New American Voices. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Orion, Salon, Virginia Quarterly Review, American Short Fiction, and The Asian American Literary Review, among others. She teaches at the University of Wyoming and at the MFA program at the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. This semester she is a visiting writer at UT-Austin.

This reading is sponsored by the New Writers Project, the Mary Lu Joynes Endowment in the Plan II Honors Program and L.L. and Ethel E. Dean Endowment in the School of Undergraduate Studies.