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Virtual Book Launch: Megan Giddings and Cathy Wagner

Virtual book launch featuring Miami alumna Megan Giddings ('13) as well as Miami University creative writing professor Cathy Wagner, with host TaraShea Nesbit at

Megan Giddings' debut novel, Lakewood, will be published by Amistad this March, 2020. She is the fiction editor at The Offing and a features editor at The Rumpus. Her short stories have been recently published or will soon be in Catapult, The Iowa Review, The Southeast Review, and Story. She was a 2018 recipient of a Barbara Deming Memorial Foundation Award for feminist fiction. More about her can be found at

Cathy Wagner's fifth book of poetry, Of Course, will be published by Fence Books this April, 2020. Her poems appear in the Norton Anthology of Postmodern American Poetry and Out of Everywhere: Linguistically Innovative Poetry by Women in North America and the UK, among other anthologies. Her latest books include Nervous Device (City Lights, 2012) and My New Job (Fence, 2009). Her writing on academic labor has appeared in Poetry and Work: Work in Modern and Contemporary Anglophone Poetry (Palgrave, 2019), Toward.Some.Air: Remarks on Poetics (Banff Centre Press, 2015), World Social and Economic Review of Contemporary Policy Issues (2017), Poetic Labor Project, and elsewhere. Recent poems appear in Poetry, Brooklyn Rail, Lana Turner, Chicago Review and other journals.

Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30pm

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