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Salon: Into the Publishing Foldssalonseries

Mon, 22 Nov 2010 19:26:07 +0000

Simmons Buntin, Founder of Jamison Crabtree, Editor of Spork! Alison H. Deming, University of Arizona We began the evening rather quietly, with Alison asking each of us to reflect on Steve Orlen, beloved poet, teacher and friend, who passed … Continue reading (image)

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Salon: Inviting the Musesalonseries

Tue, 07 Sep 2010 17:49:27 +0000

This Salon’s topic started with an email from a writing friend, a first-year student in fiction. Here’s a copy of the email we received: “We spend a ton of time in our classes talking about craft and essentially deconstructing writing … Continue reading (image)

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Introducing a new location and Salon date!salonseriesDSCN0012wordpress visitor counter

Tue, 06 Apr 2010 14:51:55 +0000

Hi, everyone, A special thanks to Patti H. for securing this awesome new venue for our upcoming Salon (and potentially, more Salons in the future). Arts Marketplace is located at 40 W Broadway (between Church and Stone) and we’ll be … Continue reading (image)

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February 27th, 2010: AWP!salonseries

Fri, 12 Mar 2010 00:06:18 +0000

On the third Saturday of last month MFA students gathered to hear Manuel Munoz and Aurelie Sheehan’s thoughts about the upcoming venture to AWP; the conference takes place in Denver, CO this year, April 7-10.   In our discussion, we asked both … Continue reading (image)

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Salon Notes: Getting It On (Getting On With It) After the MFAsalonseries

Fri, 13 Mar 2009 21:45:47 +0000

On February 28, 2009, Aurelie Sheehan and Stephanie Balzar joined us to discuss Getting It On (Getting On With It) After the MFA: A Journey of Life and Aesthetics. Aurelie Sheehan said that in her experience, the overlap between practicalities … Continue reading (image)

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Salon Notes: On Beautysalonseries

Tue, 25 Nov 2008 06:25:42 +0000

On Saturday, Nov. 15th, we ate enchiladas (courtesy of PR Griffis) and talked to Richard Siken and Manuel Muñoz about their thoughts on beauty. Richard Siken started off the evening, asking us to think of beauty in terms of “units.”  … Continue reading (image)

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Art and the Craftsalonseries

Sun, 02 Nov 2008 04:20:58 +0000

Join us, Saturday, November 15th at 6PM at 3249 E Hawthorne St. for the second Salon of the season.  Manuel Munoz and Richard Siken will be there to discuss one of the more ineffable elements of being an artist: how to … Continue reading (image)

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Salon Notes: Keeping the Dream Alivesalonseries

Mon, 13 Oct 2008 15:10:29 +0000

If you missed the first Salon of the semester, no worries, Salon Notes is here to fill you in.  Alison Hawthorne Deming admitted to us, “My life as a writer has been very strange.”  Her family, descended from Nathaniel Hawthorne, … Continue reading (image)

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Thanks for Coming!salonseries

Sun, 12 Oct 2008 16:00:19 +0000

The first Salon of the season was a resounding success. Thanks so much to Alison Hawthorne Deming and Shannon Cain for their time and insight. And thanks everybody for coming. Josh will be posting a rundown of the event later … Continue reading (image)

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