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Apr  09

Michael Shewmaker & Brenden Willey

A reading by Stegner Fellows Michael Shewmaker & Brenden Willey

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday,04/09/2014
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Terrace Room (4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall)

Bio:

Michael Shewmaker received his MFA from McNeese State University and is currently pursuing a PhD in poetry at Texas Tech University. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Yale Review, Southwest Review, Sewanee Theological Review, New Criterion, Measure, The Dark Horse, American Arts Quarterly,and elsewhere. While at Stanford, he plans to complete his first book of poems entitled, Penumbra.

Brenden Willey will work on a story cycle set on the farms and roads and in the churches of Kernersville, NC, his hometown. He has an MFA from the University of Oregon, where he was the Margaret McBride Lehrman Fellow and won the Logsdon Prize. He lives and teaches writing in Portland, where he was an Oregon Literary Fellow. His fiction has appeared in the Antioch Review.