Readings by New Fellows
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Reading: 6:30 p.m., Cox Hall Ballroom (3rd floor Cox Hall)
Justin Haynes has taught creative writing and literature at various institutions including the University of Notre Dame, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Vanderbilt University, and Randolph-Macon College. He has been a fellow at the Fine Arts Works Center in Provincetown, Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, Vermont Studio Center, Tin House Workshops, and Art Omi. His writing has been published in various journals including Salon|Small Axe Project, Pree, the Caribbean Writer, and Caribbean Quarterly.
Maya Marshall, a writer and editor, is cofounder of underbellymag.com, the journal on the practical magic of poetic revision. As an educator, Marshall has taught at Northwestern University and Loyola University Chicago. She holds fellowships from MacDowell, Vermont Studio Center, Callaloo, The Watering Hole, Community of Writers, and Cave Canem. She is the author of Secondhand (Dancing Girl Press, 2016). Her writing appears in Best New Poets 2019, Muzzle, RHINO, Potomac Review, Blackbird, and elsewhere. Her first full-length collection of poems, All the Blood Involved in Love, is forthcoming from Haymarket Books.
Megan is a multi-ethnic Filipina-Canadian playwright, performer, and teacher. Her work has been developed by Salvage Vanguard Theater, Tofte Lake Center, Paper Chairs, and Egg and Spoon Theatre Collective, among others. She is a James A. Michener Fellow, Kundiman Fiction Fellow, Sewanee Writers' Conference Scholar, Seattle Public Theater Emerald Prize finalist, and a Playwrights' Realm Scratchpad Series semi-finalist. Megan earned her MFA in Playwriting and Fiction from the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, TX.