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2013 Fall Readings Series

FLASH FICTION MOB

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m. in Griffin Gate
Join local author Bonnie ZoBell and the winners of the Creative Writing Program’s Flash Fiction Contest for a night of blazing awesomeness. ZoBell, an English Professor at San Diego Mesa College, will read from her award winning chapbook, The Whack-Job Girls & Other Stories. Steve Almond calls ZoBell “a writer with a sharp eye, a sharper tongue, and a reckless heart.”


CELEBRATION OF BANNED BOOKS READING

Thursday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m. in Griffin Gate    
Joe Medina of the Grossmont College English Department returns for another subversive uncensored evening and flaming good time. The event is part of the national education campaign commemorating National Banned Books Week.  


LESTER  BANGS MEMORIAL  READING

World Premiere of A Box Full of Rocks: The El Cajon Years of Lester Bangs
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. in Rm 220  
See where the infamous rock critic’s legend began in the feature-length documentary produced and directed by Raul Sandelin (Grossmont College English instructor and music journalist for the San Diego Troubadour), with assistance from the Grossmont College Media Communications Department and the Creative Writing Program.


LIVING WITH NOISE: An Evening With Poet Joseph Voth

Thursday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. in Griffin Gate  .
Joseph Voth, recipient of the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, has recently returned to California from New York City. Living With Noise is his first critically acclaimed collection of poetry.  Alan Kaufman, editor of The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, praises Voth’s collection as offering “flawlessly precise evocations” and “elegiac and elegant turns of phrase.”

 

NEW VOICES Student Reading

Monday, Dec. 2
7 p.m. in Griffin Gate
In a traditional end-of-semester tribute to its rising stars, the Grossmont College Creative Writing Program rounds out the Fall 2013 semester with a reading and performance of original poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, and other unique forms of literary and spoken word art.

Last Updated: 08/19/2016

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Fall 2013 Banned Books Reading

Fall 2013 Lester Bangs Box Full of Rocks

Fall 2013 Joseph Voth poetry reading

Fall 2013 Student Reading

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