MFA Alumni Reading with Jameson Fitzpatrick, Raven Leilani, and Maura Roosevelt
A virtual reading with MFA alumni Jameson Fitzpatrick, Raven Leilani, and Maura Roosevelt.
Reading is free and open to the public, though registration is required. Please register here to receive Zoom link.
Photo credit: Marlowe Granados
Jameson Fitzpatrick is the author of the poetry collection Pricks in the Tapestry (Birds, LLC, 2020), and the chapbooks Mr. & (Indolent Books, 2018) and Morrisroe: Erasures (89plus/LUMA Publications, 2014). A recipient of fellowships from the Pocantico Center and the New York Foundation for the Arts/New York State Council on the Arts, Fitzpatrick now teaches in the Expository Writing Program at NYU.
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Raven Leilani's debut novel, Luster, was published with FSG in 2020. Her work has been published in Granta, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Yale Review, Conjunctions, The Cut, and New England Review, among other publications. She completed her MFA at NYU.
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Maura Roosevelt has taught critical and creative writing at NYU and the University of Southern California. She holds an MFA from NYU and a BA from Harvard College, and is currently completing a PhD at Teachers College, where she studies how to enhance students’ equity and access to writing education. Her work has been published in places like The Nation and Vol. 1 Brooklyn. Baby of the Family was developed from a short story with the same title, which was published in Joyland magazine and given an award for “Most Read Story of 2014.” Maura is also the great-granddaughter of Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt.