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Virtual Visiting Writer: Ander Monson

Date: November 29, 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Meeting ID: 940 5056 3724
Passcode: monson

Ander Monson (bio to come)





Visiting Writer: Gene Kwak

Date: January 26, 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Virtually on Zoom / Hetzel Hoellein room, Stewart Library
Join us for the reading virtually on Zoom or in the Stewart Library's Hetzel Hollein room, where there will be a simulcast streaming if students want to attend that way as well.
Register: Zoom Link

Gene Kwak has published fiction and nonfiction both in print and online in the The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, Wigleaf, Redivider, Hobart, Electric Literature, and in the flash anthology Forward: 21st Century Flash Fiction. He teaches at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Go Home, Ricky! is his debut novel.


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Virtual Writers' Harvest:
MFA students & WSU faculty

Date: February 28, 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Location: ZOOM
Meeting ID: 912 8134 8074
Passcode: harvest

More information to come






Date: March 30-April 01
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: TBD
For full information about NULC:




Louise Glück 

We are excited to welcome award-winning poet, Louise Glück who will share her insights and advice for budding writers.

Please plan to join and help us maintain the excellence of this conference and the unique opportunities it offers undergraduate students.  We hope NULC continues for many years to come!

Sarah Vause and Mike Vause, Co-Directors of the National Undergraduate Literature Conference
Dana Gibson, Executive Operations Manager




Visiting Writers: Steve Timm & Ogden Poet Laureate Angelika Brewer

Date: April 18, 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Weber State Community Center, Monroe Blvd



ROAR Open Mics


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January 25, 2023

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Hetzel Hoellein room, Stewart Library

February 22, 2023

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Hetzel Hoellein room, Stewart Library

March 22, 2023

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Hetzel Hoellein room, Stewart Library

April 26, 2023

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Hetzel Hoellein room, Stewart Library




December 14 - 230pm

For access to this series, please email Courtney Craggett ( to request an invitation to the Zoom meetings.


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