“Local Within a Hundred Miles”: A Guest Post by T.J. Tranchell

First-year fiction student T.J. Tranchell will present at the Get Lit! Festival in Spokane and Cheney, Washington, next week, along with a few other UI graduate and undergraduate students. He offers the following about the upcoming event. Three years ago, I sat in a large room and listened to Benjamin Percy growl his way through … More “Local Within a Hundred Miles”: A Guest Post by T.J. Tranchell

“Let the Book Teach”: An Interview With CMarie Fuhrman

MFA student CMarie Fuhrman is co-editing an anthology of Native American poetry and craft essays, alongside poet Dean Rader, titled Native Voices, with Tupelo Press. The following is a short interview with her about the anthology, editing, and craft. Q: You have said that this anthology will be the first of its kind. How can … More “Let the Book Teach”: An Interview With CMarie Fuhrman

At the Reading

There is a sense of anticipation, but only a distant sense. The buildup is softened by the presence of others. There’s a shared contract that we will support one another. At department readings like this, we all tend to know each other, some better than others. There are some strangers, but even those we do … More At the Reading