SFCC Library announces Serena Rodriguez is the next speaker in The Writing Generation Series

Free online reading at 6 p.m. March 20 followed by a creative session at 6 p.m. April 3
Pre-register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WritingGenSpring24

SFCC Library announces writer Serena Rodriguez will be the next speaker in The Writing Generation Series with an online reading at 6 p.m. March 20 and a follow-up creative session at 6 p.m. April 3.

This free online series is open to the public and consists of two types of events: Readings by writers and creative sessions when attendees will be given writing prompts and time to write. Featured speaker Serena Rodriguez will read a selection of her writings at 6 p.m. March 20 and will follow-up with a creative session at 6 p.m. April 3.  (Note there is a two-week break between sessions due to Spring Break.)

Pre-register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WritingGenSpring24

Serena Rodriguez bio:

Serena Rodriguez’s work has been published in Poetry, Inverted Syntax, Santa Fe Literary Review, and Revolute, among others; she was the winner of the Santa Fe Accolades Poetry Contest 2017 and The Roadrunner Review Poetry Prize 2022 and was a 2020 Loraine Williams Poetry Prize finalist for The Georgia Review. She graduated from the Institute of American Indian Arts with an MFA in Creative Writing. Serena works as a Creative Writing Visiting Professor at IAIA. Born in Mississippi, she lives in New Mexico with her partner and kiddo, where they hike the Bosque and eat all the tacos.

For the March 20 reading Rodriguez will read poetry and prose-poetry. For the April 3 creative writing session, she will lead interactive writing exercises with the group that reference themes from her reading.

Austin Eichelberger, Professor of English and Writing, has worked closely with the SFCC Library to set up the series. Eichelberger is also the Fiction Editor of The Santa Fe Literary Review. Read about SFCC’s Creative Writing program at https://www.sfcc.edu/programs/creative-writing/.

For more information on The Writing Generation Series, please contact SFCC Library Director Valerie Nye at valerie.nye@sfcc.edu or 505-428-1506.

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