The new year opens next week with the Murray State Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program's first reading series. The readings are open to the public in Clara Eagle Art Gallery, sixth floor Doyle Fine Arts at Fifteenth and Olive Streets. We meet writer Max Garland who lives and teaches in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Garland has received many fellowships, including the NEA, the Bush Literary, and The Michener Fiction. He won the Juniper Prize for Poetry with The Postal Confessions, and Hunger Wide as Heaven won an award from Cleveland State. Garland's roots are in our region, as he explains in the following conversation with Kate Lochte.
Poet Laureate of Wisconsin, Paducah native, Max Garland is guest author for the Murray State MFA in Creative Writing program's first reading series of 2014 next week. Mr. Garland reads Monday, January 6, at 7:30 p.m. All readings are in Clara Eagle Gallery, sixth floor, Doyle Fine Arts at Fifteenth and Olive.