READING:  WRITING FELLOWS LAURA NEAL & KANNAN MAHADEVAN
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 6:30 PM

Poetry Fellow Laura Neal was raised in rural South Carolina, earned an MFA from the University of Maryland, and a BA in creative writing from Bowie State University where she was editor of The Torch. She is the 2017 recipient of both the Stanley Plumly Thesis Award and the Academy of American Poets University Prize. Her poetry has appeared in Birmingham Poetry Review.

 

 

 

Fiction Fellow Kannan R. Mahadevan grew up in P.G. County, Maryland. He holds a fiction M.F.A. from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Racquet.