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Northwestern Students & Faculty Reading

Join us at The Book Cellar as Northwestern faculty Christine Sneed and Juan Martinez are joined by recent program grads for a night of readings!


About Christine Sneed:

The author of two novels and three story collections, Christine Sneed has also published stories in Best American Short StoriesPEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, New England Review, The Southern Review, Ploughshares, Pleiades, Glimmer Train, Massachusetts Review, Meridian, Other VoicesGreensboro ReviewRiver StyxPhoebe, South Dakota Review,and a number of other journals. 

Her stories have recently appeared in New Stories from the Midwest: "in the Bag"; The Catamaran Literary Reader"Good Works"; The Southern Review, "Cafe de Flor"; Notre Dame Review,"The Goddess Complex"; New England Review, "Older Sister," The Literary Review, "The Junk Drawer"; Massachusetts Review, "Dear Kelly Bloom."

Christine Sneed has received an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in poetry, is the 2013 recipient of the 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library Foundation, and has received special mentions in the Pushcart Prize anthology for the stories "Quality of Life" and "Beach Vacation." She is also a former co-curator of Sunday Salon Chicago

Sneed lives in Evanston, IL and is the faculty director of the MA/MFA program at Northwestern University and is also on the graduate fiction faculty of Regis University's low-residency MFA program. 


About Juan Martinez:

Juan Martinez (PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2011) is a fiction writer. He was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia, and has since lived in Orlando, Florida, and Las Vegas, Nevada. His work has appeared in various literary journals and anthologies, including Glimmer TrainMcSweeney'sTriQuarterlyConjunctions, National Public Radio's Selected Shorts, Norton's Sudden Fiction Latino: Short-Short Stories from the United States and Latin America, and The Perpetual Engine of Hope: Stories Inspired by Iconic Vegas Photographs. “Best Worst American, his story collection, came out from Small Beer Press in February 2017.

Event date: 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Best Worst American: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781618731241
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Published: Small Beer Press - February 21st, 2017

The Virginity of Famous Men: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620406953
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 13th, 2016

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