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Please join the English and Creative Writing Department on Wednesday, July 20 for the Cleopatra Mathis Poetry and Prose Series with a reading from Morgan Talty. The event will start at 4 p.m. in Sanborn Library.
The English and Creative Writing Department warmly invites you to the Cleopatra Mathis Poetry and Prose Series on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, with a reading from Morgan Talty. The event will start at 4 p.m. in Sanborn Library (view on campus map). Email email@example.com for questions or access needs.
Morgan Talty is a citizen of the Penobscot Indian Nation where he grew up. He received his BA in Native American Studies from Dartmouth College and his MFA in fiction from Stonecoast's low-residency program. His story collection Night of the Living Rez is forthcoming from Tin House Books (2022), and his work has appeared in Granta, The Georgia Review, Shenandoah, TriQuarterly, Narrative Magazine, LitHub, and elsewhere. A winner of the 2021 Narrative Prize, Talty's work has been supported by the Elizabeth George Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts (2022). Talty teaches courses in both English and Native American Studies, and he is on the faculty at the Stonecoast MFA in creative writing. Talty is also a Prose Editor at The Massachusetts Review. He lives in Levant, Maine.