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Creative Writing Forum

MCC Creative Writing Forum

Join us for the third annual
MCC Creative Writing Forum!

Friday, Oct. 26—Fort Omaha Campus; Mule Barn, Building 21

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Saturday, Oct. 27—Fort Omaha Campus; Building 10

TBA

Cost and how to register:

Register before October 1, 2018 and receive $5 off your registration!
$45 Regular forum
—Includes all sessions, hospitality and giveaways.
$25 Student forum—High school and college students. Includes all sessions, hospitality and swag.
$20 Friday only—Includes opening session, poetry slam and hospitality only
$30 Saturday only—Includes Saturday sessions only and lunch buffet.

Register online!
 

2018 Keynote Speaker - Morgan Parker

Morgan Parker is the author of There Are More Beautiful Things Than BeyoncĂ© (Tin House Books 2017) and Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015).  In 2019, a third collection of poems, Magical Negro, will be published by Tin House, and a young adult novel will be published by Delacorte Press. Her debut book of nonfiction will be released in 2020 by One World. Parker received her Bachelors in Anthropology and Creative Writing from Columbia University and her MFA in Poetry from NYU. Her poetry and essays have been published and anthologized in numerous publications, including The Paris ReviewThe BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, Best American Poetry 2016,  The New York Timesand The Nation. Parker is the recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship, winner of a 2016 Pushcart Prize, and a Cave Canem graduate fellow. She is the creator and host of Reparations, Live! at the Ace Hotel in New York. With Tommy Pico, she co-curates the Poets With Attitude (PWA) reading series, and with Angel Nafis, she is The Other Black Girl Collective. She is a Sagittarius, and she lives in Los Angeles. 

Visit Morgan Parker's website.

Questions?  Email Liz Kay at eskay@mccneb.edu