The Fresno State Creative Writing Alumni Chapter presented its second Hot Off the Press literary reading, celebrating new books from Fresno Writers. The free event featured Ethan Chatagnier, Sarah Fawn Montgomery, and Elizabeth Schulte Martin.
Time: 6:30 to 8 PM
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Place: The Backroom at The Revue coffee shop (620 E. Olive Avenue)
Ethan Chatagnier is the author of Warnings from the Future, a story collection published in September 2018 by Acre Books. His short fiction has appeared in Glimmer Train, Kenyon Review Online, Georgia Review, New England Review, Five Points, Michigan Quarterly Review, Barrelhouse, Witness, Cincinnati Review, and Ascent. His work has been awarded a Pushcart Prize and listed as notable in the Million Writers Award. He earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Fresno State, where he won the Larry Levis Poetry Prize, and an MA in Publishing and Writing from Emerson College. He lives with his family in Fresno.
Sarah Fawn Montgomery is the author of Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir (The Ohio State University Press, 2018), and the poetry chapbooks Regenerate: Poems from Mad Women (Dancing Girl Press, 2017), Leaving Tracks: A Prairie Guide (Finishing Line Press, 2017), and The Astronaut Checks His Watch (Finishing Line Press, 2014). Her work has been listed as notable in Best American Essays, and her poetry and prose have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, DIAGRAM, Electric Literature, LitHub, The Normal School, Passages North, The Rumpus, Southeast Review, Terrain, and others. She has worked since 2011 as the Nonficton Assistant Editor at Prairie Schooner. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Fresno State, and she is an Assistant Professor at Bridgewater State University.
Elizabeth Schulte Martin is the author of the novel Everything You Came to See, published in January 2018 by Skyhorse Publishing. Her short stories have appeared in literary magazines including New England Review, Ninth Letter, and Witness. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Fresno State. She teaches writing at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, where she lives with her husband and son.
Author’s publisher website
Author books were for sale, as well as a limited-edition chapbook featuring pieces from all three writers. Food and drinks were available for purchase from The Revue.
Archive recordings coming soon