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EWU Visiting Writer Series: Emily Van Kley

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FRI. APR. 13 // 7:30

EWU Visiting Writer Series presents a reading event with author Emily Van Kley. 

Emily Van Kley was raised in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula but now lives with her partner in Olympia, Washington, where she writes, works at a cooperative grocery, practices aerial acrobatics, and nurses a near-pathological longing for snow. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous publications and anthologies, including The Iowa ReviewPrairie SchoonerThe Mississippi Review, Best New Poets 2013, and Best American Poetry 2017.

Emily holds an MFA from Eastern Washington University and has taught composition and creative writing at the high school and college levels. Her first book, The Cold and the Rust, is forthcoming from Persea in spring of 2018.