Please visit our sparkly new site!!

Our new site for SDSU’s 2011 Polyphonic Workshop and Reading Series is now ready for your viewing enjoyment. Please visit, http://polyphonicseries.wordpress.com/ for information on our Spring, 2011 series. Thanks for your continued interest and support!

COMING SOON: The Spring, 2011 Polyphonic Series!!

Dear Writers/Readers/Lovers of Poetry and Prose,

Please be patient as we develop our sparkly new website for a glorious new year! Our lineup for the Spring 2011 Polyphonic Workshop and Reading Series is as follows:

1) Christian Wiman: *Sunday, Feb. 27th: Workshop, “Poetic Forms”– Time/Location TBA– For registration information, please contact Meagan Marshall, marshall_meagan@yahoo.com
*Monday, Feb. 28th at 7 p.m.: Reading and book signing at SDSU’s Scripps Cottage

2) G.C. Waldrep: *Thursday, March 17th: Workshop, “Craft of Poetry”– Time/Location TBA– For registration information, please contact Meagan Marshall, marshall_meagan@yahoo.com
*Friday, March 18th at 7 p.m.: Reading and book signing at SDSU’s Scripps Cottage

3) Brian Evenson: *Sunday, April 10th: Workshop, “Craft of Fiction and the Novel”– Time/Location TBA– For registration information, please contact Meagan Marshall, marshall_meagan@yahoo.com
*Monday, April 11th at 7 p.m.: Reading and book signing at SDSU’s Scripps Cottage

4) Gioia Timpanelli: *Sunday, May 1st: Workshop, “The Art of Storytelling”–Time/Location TBA– For registration information, please contact Meagan Marshall, marshall_meagan@yahoo.com
*Monday, May 2nd at 7 p.m.: Reading and book signing at SDSU’s Scripps Cottage

Aimee Bender has arrived!

Acclaimed Author, Aimee Bender, will read from her collected works tonight (Monday, Dec. 6th) in SDSU’s Scripps Cottage at 7 p.m.

This is the last event in our Fall Series– Come early to secure a seat!!

Coming soon– Aimee Bender!

Monday, December 6th: *Workshop, “Craft of Fiction and the Novel” from 12:30-2:30 p.m. (for registration information, please email, Meagan Marshall: marshall_meagan@yahoo.com).

*Reading at 7 p.m. in SDSU’s Scripps Cottage

You won’t want to miss the final event in our Fall Series!

Aimee Bender is the author of four books: The Girl in the Flammable Skirt (1998) which was a NY Times Notable Book, An Invisible Sign of My Own (2000) which was an L.A. Times pick of the year, Willful Creatures (2005) which was nominated by The Believer as one of the best books of the year, and The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (2010) which is soon to be out, and so far made a couple people cry. Her short fiction has been published in Granta, GQ, Harper’s, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, and many more places, as well as heard on PRI’s This American Life and Selected Shorts. She’s received two Pushcart prizes, and was nominated for the TipTree award in 2005, and the Shirley Jackson short story award in 2010. Her fiction has been translated into ten languages. She lives in Los Angeles, where she teaches creative writing at USC.

Susan Rich and Michael Dumanis!!

*** Today, November 15th from 1-2 p.m. in SDSU’s AL 102: “Life After MFA session” Susan Rich and Michael Dumanis will conduct a lecture/discussion and Q&A session on professional development for MFA and MA students, including applying to PhD programs, writers residences, the process of publishing, teaching and more. Don’t miss this great opportunity — learn ways to make the difficult transition between graduate studies and a professional career!

*Tonight, November 15th at 7 p.m. in SDSU’s Scripps Cottage: Rich and Dumanis will read selected work from their collections. This event is free and open to the public! Come early to secure a seat!

Brian Henry and Deniz Perin Read Tonight!!

Monday! Monday! Monday Night!

Acclaimed Poets, Brian Henry and Deniz Perin, will read from their collection of poetry and translation at 7 p.m. in SDSU’s Scripps Cottage. This event is free and open to the public! Come early to secure a seat!

“The Art of Translation” with Brian Henry!

Sign-up for a generative workshop with poet and translator, Brian Henry! The workshop will focus on the “Art of Translation” and will be held on Sunday, November 7th. Please post a query for more information.

And don’t miss Brian Henry’s reading on Monday, Nov. 8th at 7 p.m. in SDSU’s Scripps Cottage! Henry will read alongside poet and translator, Deniz Perin.