Thursday, February 24, 2011

Institute Fellows Lydia Fitzpatrick & Sean Bishop to read March 3!

Announcing a reading by our second pair of fellows from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing-- Lydia Fitzpatrick and Sean Bishop!

Thursday, March 3rd -- 7:00 PM

Helen C. White Hall, Room #6191

600 North Park Street
Madison, Wisconsin

LYDIA FITZPATRICK is the Carl Djerassi Fiction Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. She received her MFA from the University of Michigan in 2010, where she was a Colby Fellow and won a Hopwood Award for short fiction. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Fiction Writers Review and Opium, and she has a short story forthcoming from Glimmer Train. She's currently at work on a first novel.

SEAN BISHOP is the 2010–’11 Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and the former managing editor of Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Forklift Ohio, Harvard Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Mid-American Review, The Minnesota Review, Ninth Letter, Poetry, Salt Hill, and elsewhere. He is a recipient of the Poetry Foundation’s Ruth Lilly Fellowship and the Inprint Donald Barthelme Fellowship in Poetry, and last year he was a semi-finalist for the “Discovery” / Boston Review Contest of the 92nd Street Y. Sean received his MFA in 2010 from the University of Houston.

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