Stegner Fellow Reading with Amanda Gunn, Yohanca Delgado, and Evgeniya Dame

Wed May 18th 2022, 6:30 - 8:00pm
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Creative Writing Program
Mackenzie Room, Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center

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The Creative Writing Program is pleased to announce a reading with our Stegner Fellows in Poetry and Fiction: Amanda Gunn, Yohanca Delgado, and Evgeniya Dame.

Amanda Gunn grew up in southern Connecticut. She is a teacher and doctoral candidate at Harvard, where she works on poetry, ephemerality, and Black pleasure. She holds an MFA from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars and was the winner of the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize Honoring Jake Adam York. Her work appears in or is forthcoming from Poetry magazine, Colorado ReviewPoetry Northwest, and The Baffler

Yohanca Delgado’s work has appeared in The Paris ReviewStory, A Public Space, The Believer, One Story, and elsewhere. She is a graduate of American University’s MFA program and the Clarion and Voices of Our Nations workshops. She is writing a short story collection and a novel.  

Evgeniya Dame grew up in Samara, Russia. She holds an MFA in Writing from the University of New Hampshire, which she attended on a Fulbright Scholarship. Her writing also received support from the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance and the Monson Arts Residency. Her fiction appears or is forthcoming in PloughsharesThe Southern Review, and Joyland, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her non-fiction and interviews have appeared in Electric Literature and New England Review online.  

This is the final Stegner Fellow reading of the year, so we want to celebrate the Fellows and their achievements. As such, we partnered with the Stanford Bookstore for an opportunity to peruse and purchase published works from some of our very own 2nd year Stegner Fellows! The following books will be available for purchase at the reading:

  • Aria Aber's Hard Damage
  • Georgina Beaty's The Party Is Here
  • Shangyang Fang's Burying the Mountain
  • Jamil Kochai's 99 Nights in Logar
  • Paul Tran's All the Flowers Kneeling
  • Keith S. Wilson's Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love


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