January 1, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Career Week | Three OHIO Writers to Meet with Students at Reception, Jan. 31

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At College of Arts & Sciences Alumni-Student Networking Reception, students can meet with two current doctoral students and an alumna who have achieved widespread recognition as poets, essayists, and novelists.

Hugh Martin, Justin Mundhenk, and E. M. Tran will meet with students and provide advice on publication opportunities, graduate school programs, and writing careers.

The Career and Networking Reception takes place on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Baker Center Ballroom. Students who register by Jan. 24 will receive free business cards.

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Hugh Martin

Martin is a veteran of the Iraq War and the author of In Country (BOA Editions, 2018) and The Stick Soldiers (BOA Editions, 2013). He is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship. His essays and poetry have appeared in The SunThe New YorkerThe New York TimesGrantland, The New Republic, and The Kenyon Review. He’s currently completing a Ph.D. at Ohio University.

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Justin Mundhenk

Justin Mundhenk is pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing (fiction) at Ohio University. He holds an M.F.A. from the University of Wyoming and an M.A. from the University of Cincinnati. His work has appeared with Granta and The Literary Review. Mundhenk is also the current co-editor of Quarter After Eight, one of OHIO’s literary magazines.


E.M. Tran

E.M. Tran is a Vietnamese American fiction and creative nonfiction writer from New Orleans, La. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Mississippi and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Creative Writing at Ohio University. She has been published in Joyland, Iron Horse Literary Review, Thrillist, and more. Her essay “Miss Saigon” in Prairie Schooner won their Summer Nonfiction Contest, a Glenna Luschei Award, and was listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2018.

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