Reading with first year Stegner Fellows in Poetry and Fiction, Taneum Bambrick and Jamel Brinkley.
Taneum Bambrick’s chapbook, Reservoir, was selected by Ocean Vuong for the 2017 Yemassee Chapbook Contest. She serves as an Associate Poetry Editor for Pleiades Magazine. A graduate of the MFA program at the University of Arizona, her work has appeared in Academy of American Poets, Blackbird, Southeast Review, Passages North, and elsewhere. She’s received scholarships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.
Jamel Brinkley, raised in New York City, is the author of A Lucky Man: Stories (Graywolf), recently named a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Fiction. His fiction has appeared, or is forthcoming, in The Best American Short Stories 2018, A Public Space, Ploughshares, Gulf Coast, The Threepenny Review, Glimmer Train, American Short Fiction, and other places. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he was also the 2016-17 Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing.
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