Kudos to Fresno Writers – Spring 2020 Journals

Kudos to #FresnoWriters

Kudos to #FresnoWriters is a regular series on the Fresno State MFA blog, celebrating the professional accomplishments of students, alumni, and faculty in the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English at Fresno State.

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Fresno Writers Live with J.J. Anselmi

Photo of J.J. Anselmi

The Fresno State Creative Writing Alumni Chapter presents #FresnoWriters Live, a virtual reading to celebrate the new nonfiction book “Doomed to Fail: The Incredibly Loud History of Doom, Sludge, and Post-metal,” the second book from Fresno writer J.J. Anselmi.

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Fresno Writers Live with Daniel Chacón

Daniel Chacón

The Fresno State Creative Writing Alumni Chapter presents #FresnoWriters Live, a virtual reading to celebrate the new story collection “Kafka in a Skirt: Stories from the Wall,” the sixth book from Fresno writer Daniel Chacón.

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Kudos to Fresno Writers – April/May 2020

Kudos to #FresnoWriters - Creative Writing Program and Department of English.

Kudos to #FresnoWriters is a regular series on the Fresno State MFA blog, celebrating the professional accomplishments of students, alumni, and faculty in the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English at Fresno State.

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Young Writers’ Conference is a labor of love

Department of English lecturer Tanya Nichols, who has coordinated the Young Writers’ Conference since 2007, welcomes area high school students and teachers to campus in 2017. Photo by Jefferson Beavers.

March 25, 2020, was supposed to be a monumental day for Fresno State’s Department of English, as it was set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its annual Young Writers’ Conference. But due to public health precautions for COVID-19, long-time conference coordinator Tanya Nichols had to do what so many artists have done during the pandemic — improvise.

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