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Ansel Elkins launches MFA readings

Portrait photo of Ansel ElkinsAnsel Elkins, recipient of the prestigious Yale Younger Poet Award, will read from her lauded first volume of poetry Sept. 3 to launch the UNCG MFA in Creative Writing Fall 2015 series. A UNCG alumna, she has joined the English Department’s MFA in Writing program as a visiting assistant professor of English.

The full schedule of readings:

Thursday, September 3, 7 p.m., EUC Maple Room, Ansel Elkins (poetry): “Blue Yodel”

Thursday, October 1, 7 p.m., EUC Maple Room, Bryn Chancellor (fiction): “When are you Coming Home”

Thursday, October 15, 7 p.m., Faculty Center, Kathleen Driskell (poetry) and James Tate Hill (fiction): “Academy Gothic”

Thursday, November 19, 7 p.m. Scuppernong Books: “Will Read for Food” Benefit Reading for Greensboro Charities, with multiple readers from the UNCG MFA faculty and beyond.