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Contact:   
 
  Eric Davis,  Marketing & Communications Director
                505.424.2351, or eric.davis@iaia.edu
  Jon Davis, Director of the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program 
                 505.424.2365, or jdavis@iaia.edu

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)
2018 MFA Graduate Residency Readings
Public Invited to Free Readings in Santa Fe
 


SANTA FE, NM - April 20, 2018 - The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing presents  The 2018 MFA Graduation Residency Reading Schedule .  All readers listed are about to graduate from the IAIA Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing program.  The graduation ceremony itself will be held on Saturday May 12, 2018 on the IAIA campus at 11:00 am.  All events are free and open to the public. 


2016 MFA GRADUATION RESIDENCY READING SCHEDULE

Monday, May 7, 2018
Lannan Meetinghouse, 319 Read Street, Santa Fe  
7:30 pm-9:30 pm 

Eric Davis
Rebecca Reuter
Lemanuel Loley (Diné)
Ishmael Hope (Iñupiaq/Tlingit)
Kathy Olson
Adrian Quintanar


Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Lannan Meetinghouse, 319 Read Street, Santa Fe  
7:30 pm-9:30 pm 

Trevor Duplessis (Cowesses First Nation)
Leah Lemm (Mille Lacs Tribe)
Melanie Archuleta (Kiabab Band of Paiute Indians)
Dave Weiden (Sicangu Lakota)
Austin Eichelberger
Jake Skeets (Diné)



Boderra Joe

Andrea Rogers-Henry






















Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma Ave, Santa Fe 
3:00 pm-5:00 pm 

Dennis Staples (Red Lake Band of Chippewa)
Andrea Rogers-Henry (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma)
Kateri Menominee (Bay Mills Indian Community)
David Tromblay
Anna Osceola (Crow Tribe of Indians of Montana)
Lauren Monroe (
Blackfeet )


Thursday, May 10, 2018
Lannan Meetinghouse, 319 Read Street, Santa Fe  
7:30 pm-9:30 pm 

Arianne True (Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma)
Allison Deegan
Boderra Joe (Diné)
Marlena Gates (Salt River Pima-Maricopa)
Trevino Brings Plenty (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe)
Erin Singer


Friday, May 11, 2018
Lannan Meetinghouse, 319 Read Street, Santa Fe  
7:30 pm-9:30 pm 

Kate O'Neill
Rowena Alegria
Anna Osceola (Crow Tribe of Indians of Montana)
Arielle Robbins
Brendan Basham (Diné)
Rose Simpson (Santa Clara Pueblo)



Rose Simpson
Dennis Staples

















David Tromblay

















Jon Davis, Director of the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program  remarked:  "This is an accomplished group of writers writing at a very high level. Come see and hear them as they embark on what are sure to be long and lively writing careers."


To schedule an interview with Jon Davis, or any of the writers, please contact him at 505.424.2365, or   jdavis@iaia.edu.   
  
Support for these events is provided by the Lannan Foundation



 
 
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