Writing & Publishing's Friday Night Reading Series Features Poets Justin Bigos & Matthew Olzmann

On October 5, join the MFA in Writing & Publishing program for their 2nd Friday Night Reading of Fall 2018. Cafe Anna 5:30-7:30pm (located inside College Hall, 36 College St, Montpelier)

Bigos & OlzmannThe MFA in Writing & Publishing program is pleased to feature their new faculty member, Justin Bigos, and Dartmouth poet, Matthew Olzmann, in their Friday Night Reading Series on October 5th. The event is free and open to the public.

Justin Bigos is author of the poetry collection Mad River (Gold Wake, 2017), as well as the chapbook Twenty Thousand Pigeons (iO, 2014). His poems, stories, essays, and interviews with poets appear in publications including New England Review, The Seattle Review, Ploughshares, Southern Indiana Review, McSweeney’s Quarterly, The Rumpus, and The Best American Short Stories 2015. He cofounded and coedits the literary magazine Waxwing.

Matthew Olzmann is the author of two collections of poems: Mezzanines, which was selected for the Kundiman Prize, and Contradictions in the Design, both from Alice James Books.

He’s been awarded fellowships from the Kundiman, the Kresge Arts Foundation, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. His writing has appeared in Best American Poetry, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Brevity, and elsewhere. Currently, he teaches at Dartmouth College and also in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

More information about these readers and the MFA in Writing & Publishing can be found on the program's website.