First Books Reading
Hear from first-time authors as they read from their debut volumes of fiction and poetry and discuss the path to publication. Maureen Aitken (MFA alumna) is the author of The Patron Saint of Lost Girls, winner of the Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel. Caitlin Bailey (BA alumna) is the author of Solve for Desire, which won the Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry. And Donte Collins, the inaugural Youth Poet Laureate of Saint Paul, recently published the poetry collection Autopsy.
Presented by the Edelstein-Keller Writer Series and the Creative Writing Program. Readings are free and open to the public; no reservations necessary. Book signing after the reading.