Alumni Reading Series: Marianne Chan & Clancy McGilligan

March 30 7:00 pm

UNLV's Beverly Rogers Literature & Law Building (RLL 101)

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Alumni Reading Series: Marianne Chan & Clancy McGilligan

March 30 7:00 pm
UNLV's Beverly Rogers Literature & Law Building (RLL 101)
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About the Event

Please join us for a reading with poets and UNLV Alumni Marianne Chan and Clancy McGilligan. Claudia Keelan and Doug Unger, writers and UNLV Professors of Creative Writing, will introduce the program.

Marianne Chan grew up in Stuttgart, Germany, and Lansing, Michigan. She is the author of All Heathens (Sarabande Books, 2020), which was the winner of the 2021 GLCA New Writers Award in Poetry, the 2021 Ohioana Book Award in Poetry, and the 2022 Association for Asian American Studies Book Award in Poetry. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, New England Review, Kenyon Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Cincinnati.

Clancy McGilligan is the author of the novella History of an Executioner, which won a Miami University Novella Prize and was a finalist for a Shirley Jackson Award. His writing has appeared in Cimarron Review, Columbia Journal, Sycamore Review, Kenyon Review, the Ploughshares blog, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor and elsewhere. He holds a PhD in English and Creative Writing from Florida State University and has worked as a journalist in the U.S. and abroad.

Parking/getting there: Parking on UNLV’s campus is free and open to all after 7pm; “reserved” parking spots are enforced 24 hours a day, but you may park in any “staff,” “student,” or paid spots. To find the Rogers Literature & Law Building, please turn onto East Harmon Ave and take it as far as you can into campus. We encourage you to park in Lot I or Lot J as they’re closest to our building.

Questions? Please email blackmountaininstitute@unlv.edu or call (702) 895-5542. 

This program is funded in part by a grant from Nevada Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.