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Saturday, April 21 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
What Happens in Vegas: Writers from UNLV English Program

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They come from the city known for its sin -- the contingent from UNLV's English creative writing program and Black Mountain Institute will bring works forged under the neon lights and in the desert heat to warm the frozen tundra. 

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avatar for Carrieann Cahall

Carrieann Cahall

Carrieann Cahall received her BA in English and Film from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she is currently pursuing her MFA in fiction. She is a reader for the Black Mountain Institute’s Witness literary magazine, and serves on boards for both UNLV’s Neon Lit and Emerging... Read More →
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Frank Johnson

An emerging poet from Las Vegas, Frank Johnson braids his hip-hop cultural roots into the landscape of his poetry, which explores the impossibility of defining oneself or one’s location in a place of transience. He seeks to shed light where few look, or look long enough, to uncover... Read More →
avatar for Joe Milan Jr.

Joe Milan Jr.

Joe Milan Jr. is a writer who teaches. Most of his stories and essays take place in South Korea, where half of his family is from and he lived for nine years. Currently, he is a Black Mountain Institute PhD Fellow in Fiction at UNLV. Wonderful places like The LA Review of Books, Broad... Read More →
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Oscar Oswald

I am a Black Mountain PhD Fellow at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where I am completing a degree in English and Creative Writing. I am also the Poetry Editor of Witness. My poetry has appeared in the journals Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Lana Turner, Laurel Review, New... Read More →
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Wendy Wimmer

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Wendy Wimmer is Black Mountain Institute PhD Fellow in Fiction at UNLV. A renowned blogger, arts activist, and the assistant fiction editor for Witness literary journal, as well as a fiction reader for Barrelhouse. Wendy’s fiction has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, AWP Intro... Read More →


Saturday April 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm
KI Convention Center Room A3 333 Main St, Green Bay, WI 54301

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