Free Virtual Faculty Reading – Stetson’s MFA of the Americas

We are thrilled to announce, due to popular demand, our MFA Faculty will be hosting a second virtual reading! This online event is meant to share creativity and inspiration in these challenging times. You are warmly invited to connect with us online on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Please join us and enjoy:

  • A writer, vocalist and sound artist, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author of TwERK (Belladonna, 2013), a collection of songs, poems and myths. Her interdisciplinary work has been featured at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Walker Art Center. As an independent curator and artistic director, she has staged events at BAM Café, Lincoln Center Out of Doors and El Museo del Barrio and is the co-founder and co-editor of Coon Bidness/SO4 Magazine. A native of Harlem and Cave Canem fellow, LaTasha is the recipient of numerous awards, including New York Foundation for the Arts, The Jerome Foundation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Laundromat Project, the National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S.–Japan Friendship Commission. https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/latasha-n-diggs
  • Teresa Carmody’s writing includes fiction, creative nonfiction, inter-arts collaborations, and hybrid forms. She is the author of three books and four chapbooks, including Maison Femme: a fiction (2015) and The Reconception of Marie, forthcoming in Fall 2020. Her work has appeared in The Collagist, LitHub, WHR, Two Serious Ladies, Diagram, St. Petersburg Review and Faultline, and was selected for the &NOW Awards: The Best Innovative Writing (2009) and by Entropy for its Best Online Articles and Essays list of 2019. Carmody is co-founding editor of Les Figues Press, an imprint of LARB Books in Los Angeles, and director of Stetson University’s MFA of the Americas. https://www.teresacarmody.com/

A Virtual Reading with the MFA of the Americas
Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. EDT

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