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Category: Regional Events


Collaborations: Matthew Cooperman and Aby Kaupang Cooperman read at the UCA

  “Into this wild Abyss / the womb of Nature, and perhaps her grave.”  Matthew Cooperman prefaces his latest collection, Imago for the Fallen World, with this quote from Milton. As evident in this textual mosaic in collaboration with the artist Marius Lehene, Matthew is socially conscious and exhilarating poet writing with urgency and force. […]

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Home (Up and Down) on the Range

I first moved to Colorado—the Front Range—in 1984. Boulder, specifically, my junior year of college at that other university, CU. A California kid who had gone East for college initially (Colgate), I was rather worn out by the place, its small size and Tri-State insularity, the lake effect weather. And so, like many Californians, I […]

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Caring for Words

October 23, 2012  |  Publishing, Readings, Regional Events

On the weekend of September 14th, I had the pleasure of attending a retreat sponsored by Ruminate Magazine, a Fort Collins based literary journal that was started by Brianna Van Dyke, a recent alumna of the M.A. in Literature program at Colorado State University. In its 6th year of production and having just released its […]

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Sherman Alexie speaks at C.S.U.’s Diversity Symposium

October 17, 2012  |  Fiction, Poetry, Readings, Regional Events

The Colorado State University Diversity Symposium this fall began their week with keynote speaker (and author, poet, screenwriter, producer, and performer) Sherman Alexie. I was informed by the diversity symposium’s website, that “Alexie uses irony throughout his work in an attempt to dispel myths about the conditions of Native Americans living on reservations…” and that […]

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Welcome to the blog!

September 20, 2012  |  Fort Collins, MFA, Regional Events, Uncategorized

It is fall in Fort Collins, which means we wake up to crisp, cool mornings and by mid-afternoon, we are heading to the river to enjoy a respite from the Colorado sun.   Our town, located alongside the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, boasts the oldest MFA program in the state.  Our earlier MA in Creative […]

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