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Visiting Writer: Poet Suzanne Buffam

Visiting Writer: Poet Suzanne Buffam

Poet Suzanne Buffam, the Creative Writing Program’s third visiting writer this spring, will share her work, including selections from her latest collection, A Pillow Book (2016), on Thursday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Research Hall, Room 163, on Mason’s Fairfax Campus. The event is open to the public.

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Nonfiction alum Mike Scalise publishes his memoir, The Brand New Catastrophe

Nonfiction alum Mike Scalise publishes his memoir, The Brand New Catastrophe

Publication date January 31, 2017. After a ruptured pituitary tumor leaves Mike Scalise with the hormone disorder acromegaly at age 24, he must navigate a new, alien world of illness maintenance. His mother, who has a chronic heart condition and a flair for drama, serves as a complicated model. A moving, funny exploration of how we define ourselves by the stories we choose to tell.

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