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Turning of the Wheel:

The interplay of the Unique and Universal

A Digital Collection of Events from the Humanities Colloquium Series, Turning of the Wheel,
University of Idaho | Moscow, Idaho | 2011-2012

Colloquium Talks > Brandon Schrand and MFA Creative Writing Students

Brandon Schrand and MFA Creative Writing Students,
Brandon Schrand is an Assistant Professor of English. Aaron Poor, Jamaica Ritcher, and Ann Stebner Steele are MFA graduate students in Creative Writing.

Essay Reading, November 29, 2011, Prichard Gallery

The Unique and Universal in the Personal Essay: Graduate Student Readings

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An evening of essay readings with MFA graduate students of Brandon Schrand.


Ann Stebner Steele, Jamaica Ritcher and Aaron Poor are all graduate students pursuing their Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Idaho.

Brandon Schrand is the author of the memoirs Works Cited: An Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem, Misbehavior & How a Good Book Can Save Your Life (Theoretically Speaking); Or, an Anti-Kindle Memoir (2012); and The Enders Hotel (2008), a River Teeth Nonfiction Prize Winner, and a 2008 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. His work has been published widely in publications such as The Utne Reader, The Dallas Morning News, Shenandoah, The Missouri Review, and many others. He's received the 2009 Thomas Carter Prize for the Essay, The Pushcart Prize, and has Notable Essays in The Best American Essays 2007, 2008, & 2009. His nonfiction has also earned him a Yaddo residency. He teaches creative writing and literature in the Department of English.

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