Spring Festival


The annual Spring Festival for the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics program features readings and performances by graduating MFA candidates and a guest writer or artist.  MFA candidates showcase selections from their MFA thesis projects.

This event is free and open to the public. 


Saturday June 4, 2016

University of Washington Bothell
North Creek Events Center

1:00 pm
Greeting and Opening Remarks 

Jeanne Heuving, Director of MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics

1:15 pm
First Group of Student Readers

Ben Burland - The Tuck
Andrew Carson - Self Taut
Ellen Donnelly - Bag of Flesh
Tracy Jane Gregory -Helene

2:30 pm
Second Group of Student Readers

Andy Hoffman - Black Medicine
Anthony Johnson - Beastiarium
Greg S Prichard - Stand-To
Dave Sanders - County
Carol Anderson Shaw - On My Mind

3:45 pm
Break for Coffee and Tea

4:00 pm
Third Group of Student Readers

David Shrauger - Images of a Broken World
Natalie Singer-Velush - California Calling
Jack Wyss - Divine Immolation
Kaitlin Young -We/Me

5:15 pm
Guest Artist Reading
Nathaniel Mackey

Reception to follow