Monday, January 31, 2011

Wisconsin Institute Presents: Laurel Bastian & Sterling HolyWhiteMountain, 2/17

Laurel Bastian
Sterling HolyWhiteMountain

7:00 pm, Thursday 2/17
Helen C. White 6191
600 North Park Street

February 17th kicks off this semester's readings with our first appearance by Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellows Laurel Bastian and Sterling HolyWhiteMountain! The event will be held at 7:00 pm in Helen C. White Hall, room 6191 (600 N. Park St., Madison WI). Naturally, this event is free and open to the public.

LAUREL BASTIAN (Halls Emerging Artist Fellow) founded, coordinates, and teaches with the Writers in Prisons Project, produces and hosts the Crosshatxh Poetry series, and has work seasoning print and online journals (see links at She is this year's recipient of the Elizabeth Curry Prize in Poetry and two Pushcart nominations.

STERLING HOLYWHITEMOUNTAIN (James C. McCreight Fiction Fellow) was born and raised in northwest Montana on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. He attended the University of Montana, where he majored in creative writing, and from which he accidentally graduated in 2005. He received his MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop in 2010. After finishing his time as a Wisconsin fellow, he plans on returning to the rez.

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