Sequoia Nagamatsu

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Thursday, February 7

Workshop
10:00 am–11:00 am
Emy Frentz Gallery | 523 S 2nd St., Mankato

Craft Talk
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
First Congregational UCC | 150 Stadium Ct., Mankato

Reading
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Room 245, Centennial Student Union
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Real-time captioning will be provided.

Books will be available for purchase.

Friday, February 8

After Good Thunder
12:00-1:00 pm
The Coffee Hag|329 N Riverfront Dr., Mankato
Join Candace and Carson for an informal discussion of Sequoia Nagamatsu’s residency.
What knocked your socks off? What are you still thinking about?


Sequoia Nagamatsu is the author of the story collection, Where We Go When All We Were Is Gone (Black Lawrence Press), silver medal winner of the 2016 Foreword Reviews’ Indies Book of the Year Award. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as Conjunctions, ZYZZYVA, Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, The Fairy Tale Review, Tin House online, Black Warrior Review, Willow Springs, The Bellevue Literary Review, Lightspeed Magazine, and One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories, among others. Originally from Hawaii and the San Francisco Bay Area, he was educated at Grinnell College and Southern Illinois University. He co-edits Psychopomp Magazine, an online quarterly dedicated to innovative prose, and teaches at St. Olaf College and the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.

Jordan Deveraux was born and raised in Bountiful, Utah. He has been a poetry editor, operations editor, and managing editor at Blue Earth Review, Minnesota State University’s literary journal. In addition to reading and writing poems, he likes to listen to music in the car, and ride skateboards down hills that are only slightly more steep than flat.