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Saturday, October 19 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Moms Getting an MFA: San José State University MFA Program

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Mother-writers pursuing graduate study in the MFA program at San José State read poetry and prose in a multitude of genres.  

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avatar for Sarah Dalton

Sarah Dalton

Sarah Dalton is a writer, teacher, and mother from the East Bay. She is a Macondista and alumna of AWP’s Writer to Writer Mentorship Program. Her nonfiction has been published on the AWP Writer to Writer blog, in River Teeth’s “Beautiful Things,” and twice in the “Readers... Read More →
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Talia Adry

Talia Adry is an American essayist and poet. She spent two years working as a textbook editor before switching gears to focus on writing. Her foray into nonfiction came during the completion of her BA in Journalism at Framingham State University, where she served as Features Editor... Read More →
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Ume Ali

MFA Student, Steinbeck Center Assistant, SJSU
Ume Ali is a Creative Writing MFA student at San Jose State University. Her writing primarily deals with issues of patriarchy in Indian/Pakistani immigrant families, assimilation and third culture backgrounds, and social/emotional displacement. Ume has been an editor and marketing... Read More →
avatar for Anne Cheilek

Anne Cheilek

Poetry Editor, Reed Magazine
Anne Cheilek is a writer, editor, and musician living in Silicon Valley. Her poems and stories have appeared in Catamaran Literary Reader, DMQ Review, gone lawn, Reed Magazine, The Sand Hill Review, and elsewhere. She is the Poetry Editor for Reed Magazine and a recipient of the 2019... Read More →
avatar for Rachel A. Crawford

Rachel A. Crawford

Rachel A. Crawford is a wife, mother, poet, teacher, and editor. She is studying poetry and nonfiction in the MFA program at San José State University where she is also a teaching associate. She worked for two years on Reed Magazine, the oldest literary journal west of the Mississippi... Read More →
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Lily Dayton

writer, freelance
Lily Dayton is a freelance writer and investigative journalist who also writes fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. Her work appears in Writer’s Digest, The Los Angeles Times, Pacific Standard and The Rumpus, among other fine outlets. She authored the book Sea Otters for the... Read More →
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Aleix Hodges

Writer, MFA student, Mother, Traveler
Aleix is happily married with two, almost adult, children. She graduated from The George Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and holds a master’s degree in Education. She is currently working on her MFA in creative writing at San Jose State University... Read More →
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Ching-Ching Tan

Lecturer; MFA Creative Writing Student, San Jose State University
Although I am a lecturer and a second-year MFA Creative Non-fiction Writing student, I consider myself a forever English learner.I love to explore language, identity, and immigration.


Saturday October 19, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Women's Building (Audre Lorde room) 3543 18th St #8, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

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