2019-2020 Academic Year

Susan Steinberg Reading and Conversation March 7, 2020

As the first McNeely Creative Writer in Residence hosted by the Literary Arts Institute, Susan Steinberg is a novelist and the chair of English USFCA.

Sally Wen Mao Reading and Conversation February 4, 2020

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Poet, writer, and educator Sally Wen Mao received the 2019-2020 Sister Mariella Gable Prize from the College of Saint Benedict.

Shena McAuliffe Reading and Conversation October 24, 2019

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Shena McAuliffe is an Assistant Professor of Fiction at  Union College and her work "The Good Echo" (2018) earned

the Black Lawrence Press Big Moose Prize.

Chris Abani Reading and Conversation September 2019

Chris Abani is an acclaimed novelist, poet, essyist, screenwriter, and playwrite.