Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Daniel Orozco and Michele Glazer, University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop visiting faculty in fiction and poetry, respectively, will present a free reading at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Frank Conroy Reading Room of the Glenn Schaeffer Library, adjacent to the Dey House.

Orozco's stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology, as well as in magazines like Harper’s, Zoetrope, McSweeney’s, and Story Quarterly. He is the author of Orientation and Other Stories. He is currently at work on a novel. A former Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford, he teaches creative writing at the University of Idaho.

Glazer's books of poems are It Is Hard to Look at What We Came to Think We'd Come to See, which won the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Prize; Aggregate of Disturbances, which won the Iowa Poetry Prize; and On Tact, & the Made Up World, published in the Kuhl House Series. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Oregon Arts Commission, and Literary Arts. Glazer teaches in and currently directs the MFA Creative Writing program at Portland State University.

The Iowa Writers’ Workshop is a graduate program in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For a UI arts calendar and details about upcoming events visit the Arts Iowa website.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to attend this forum, contact the Writers' Workshop in advance at 319-335-0416.