October 9, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Creative Writing: Elena Passarello Reads from Her Work, Oct. 9

The Creative Writing Program presents its first visiting writer of 2014-15, Elena Passarello, who will read from her work Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Hall Rotunda.

A book signing and reception follows.

Elena Passarello

Elena Passarello

Passarello’s essays on pop culture, music, the performing arts, and the natural world have appeared in Slate, Creative Nonfiction, Normal School, Ninth Letter, and the Iowa Review, among other publications. Her debut nonfiction collection, Let Me Clear My Throat (Sarabande 2012), explores the human voice in popular performance, and she co-wrote a series of devised nonfiction monologues for the 2012 music writing anthology Pop When the World Falls Apart (Duke University Press). A recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts, and the University of Iowa Museum of Art, she received an MFA in nonfiction from the University of Iowa and BAs in English and Writing from the University of Pittsburgh.

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