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Modern Fairy Tales and Mythic Transformations: Readings from Four MFA Alumni

Join us for a reading of four MFA alumni.

Michelle Valois (MFA 1999) lives in Florence, Massachusetts with her partner and three kids.  Her work has appeared in Fourth Genre, Brevity, The Massachusetts Review, The Florida Review, Tri-Quartery, and others.  Her chapbook My Found Vocabulary was published in 2016.  She teaches writing and humanities at a community college and plays way too much Magic the Gathering.
Jane Rosenberg LaForge (MFA 1998) is the author of the novel, THE HAWKMAN: A FAIRY TALE OF THE GREAT WAR. She has also published poetry, essays, and short stories online and in print.
Patricia Horvath (MFA 2001) is the author of the memoir All the Difference (Etruscan Press). Her stories and essays have been published widely in literary journals including Shenandoah, The Massachusetts Review, New Ohio Review, The Los Angeles Review, and Confrontation. She is the recipient of New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships in both fiction and literary nonfiction and the Goldenberg Prize for Fiction at Bellevue Literary Review. She teaches at Framingham State University in Massachusetts.
Kristin Bock (MFA 1999) is the author of CLOISTERS (Tupelo Press). Her poems have appeared in The Black Warrior Review, Columbia, Crazyhorse, FENCE, Pleiades, Prairie Schooner, VERSE and othersShe teaches in the Business Communication Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her second collection, DEAR LIFE FORM, will be published in 2020/2021.