ZZ Packer Visits UW

The University of Wyoming MFA program is pleased to host ZZ Packer this January as a Spring 2013 Visiting Writer. Packer will consult with fiction students and read manuscripts. She will also give a public reading at the Albany County Public Library on January, 31st from 7:00pm – 8:00pm. The reading will be followed by a book signing, sponsored by Second Story Books.

ZZ Packer

ZZ Packer is the author of the short story collection Drinking Coffee Elsewhere. She was selected as one of The New Yorker magazine’s “20 under 40” luminary fiction writers in June 2010. She has been awarded many fellowships and honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship for fiction and a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University.

 

The UW MFA program is excited and honred to have ZZ Packer visiting us.

 

Congrats!

Congratulations to Callan Wink on his latest story in The New Yorker. It was a pleasure to read an early version of Callan’s story in Alyson Hagy’s fiction workshop last spring.

 

Congrats, Callan!