Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Hazelton & Mortazavi: Final WI Institute fellows read on 5/5!

Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing

Thursday, 5/5
7:00 PM

#6191 Helen C. White Hall
600 North Park Street

Rebecca Hazelton and Andrew Mortazavi are the final pair in this year's series of readings by Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellows.

ANDREW MORTAZAVI is the Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. His MFA is from the University of Arizona, where he held the Beverly Rogers Creative Writing Fellowship in fiction. His stories have received various honors, including an Iowa Review Award and runner-up placement in Playboy Magazine's fiction contest, and have appeared in The Iowa Review, Cream City Review, and Roanoke Review. He is at work on a first novel.

REBECCA HAZELTON has poems forthcoming from The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, and CutBank, and has been published in Phoebe, The Journal, Drunken Boat and Conjunctions, among others. She is the Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellow, was recently awarded a Summer Literary Seminars Merit Based Fellowship, and will be attending the Vermont Studio Center's June session on fellowship. She has been a finalist or semi-finalist for several book prizes, including the Walt Whitman and the Dorset. More information at

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