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Karla Cordero and Jenny Minniti-Shippey
Oct 9 2019 - 7:00pm

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of SDSU’s MFA in Creative Writing!

Please join us on Wednesday, October 9 at 7 pm in Love Library 430 (Leon Williams Room) for a reading by Karla Cordero and Jenny Minniti-Shippey​.

SDSU MFA Program Alumnae, Karla Cordero and Jennifer Minniti-Shippey, will share selections from their latest publications and speak about their experiences of building community in the MFA Program. Karla Cordero is the author of How To Pull Apart the Earth (Not a Cult, 2018) and a Macondo and VONA Fellow, a recipient of The Loft Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship, and the SDSU Global Diversity Award. Jennifer Minniti-Shippey is the author of After the Tour (Calypso Editions, 2019) and the Managing Editor of Poetry International, Director of Poetic Youth programs, and a professor at SDSU.         

i remember i was

once the child of broken earth.

            -- Karla Cordero


You are a country open to death,

  you, the horizon of barking dogs.

            --Jennifer Minniti-Shippey


This reading is free and open to the public.

Parking at SDSU: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFeYz7WgowM&feature=youtu.be

Karla Cordero and Jenny Minniti-Shippey