Fresno State’s Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program launches its Spring Reading Series Friday.
Kicking off the series is 2017 Philip Levine Prize for poetry winner Tina Mozelle Braziel in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business Building, Room 191) at 7 p.m.
Braziel teaches at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she directs the Ada Long creative writing workshop. Her poems have appeared in several journals, and she was also awarded a fellowship for the Alabama State Council for the Arts in 2018.
She will be singing copies of her debut poetry collection “Known By Salt.”
This event is free, and parking is available parking lot P6 for free.
Other featured artists this semester include Pulitzer Prize finalist Patricia Smith on Tuesday, March 5, and Fresno natives and creative writing faculty members Brynn Saito and Mai Der Vang on Saturday, April 27.