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Saturday, April 9 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Panel Discussion III: Writing Your Way to an MFA

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Clint McCown

Clint McCown (’74) is the only two-time winner of the American Fiction Prize. He has written three novels and recently completed a fourth, Haints. Clint has also published three volumes of poetry and received the Academy of American Poets Prize, among other honors. In journalism, he received the Associated Press Award for Documentary Excellence. He has worked with HBO Television, Warner Bros., and the National Shakespeare Company. Clint... Read More →

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Eric Ekstrand

Eric Ekstrand (’07) is a poet living and working in North Carolina. His first full-length collection, Laodicea, was selected by Donald Revell for the Omnidawn 1st/2nd Book Prize. He is the recipient of a 2009 Ruth Lilly Fellowship awarded by the Poetry Foundation and graduated with his MFA from the University of Houston in 2010. He teaches creative writing and composition at Wake Forest University. His poems can be found in Poetry, jubilat... Read More →
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Aimee Mepham

Aimee Mepham grew up in Dearborn, Michigan. She holds a BA in English from Albion College and an MFA in Creative Writing from Washington University in St. Louis. She has taught creative writing workshops at Indiana University, Washington University in St. Louis, Salem College, and Wake Forest University. Her work has appeared in Meridian, River Styx, Opium Magazine, and Pinball Magazine, and has been performed twice by Liars’ League NYC. She is... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Benson Student Center Wake Forest University

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