Poet Joan Naviyuk Kane in conversation with Mason MFA student Ana Pugatch and BFA alum Eli Vandegrift - Presented by Mason's Creative Writing Program and Mason Libraries
Thursday, September 24th 7 p.m. via Crowdcast
About the Event
Joan Naviyuk Kane has authored seven books and chapbooks of poetry and prose, most recently Another Bright Departure. Other collections include The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife; Hyperboreal; The Straits; Milk Black Carbon; A Few Lines in the Manifest; and Sublingual. Her artistic interests concern the role of lyric and story whose urgency and vitality is carried forward into the present and future by contemporary indigenous writers. Kane has received a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2014 American Book Award, the 2012 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry, and a 2009 Whiting Award.
About Mason Creative Writing
Founded in 1980, Mason Creative Writing is a community of writers in Northern Virginia that encompasses a three-year residential MFA program and one of just 30 BFA programs in the country, both taught by highly acclaimed faculty, plus several opportunities for students to engage the literary arts and publishing practice.