Fall 2014 readings in the Community and World Literary Series:

October 9: Toni Jensen

WHERE? - CSUSM, University Student Union 2310

WHEN? - 7 pm

Toni Jensen's first story collection, From the Hilltop, was published through the Native Storiers Series at the University of Nebraska Press. Her stories have been published in journals such as Fiction International and Passages North and have been anthologized in New Stories from the South, Best of the Southwest, and Best of the West: Stories from the Wide Side of the Missouri. Her short story "At the Powwow Hotel" won Nimrod International Literary Journal's Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction. She is Métis, and she teaches creative writing at the University of Arkansas.


November 13: Sandra Simonds (and probably also Gina Myers)

December 4: William Luvaas

More details will be available soon!

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