Who: Mary Volmer was born in Grass Valley, California. After graduating from Saint Mary's College of California, Mary traveled as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, where she completed her first Master's degree. In 2005, She graduated with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Saint Mary's College, and she published her first novel, Crown of Dust, in 2006. She is currently the Honors Program Director at Saint Mary's and lives on campus with her better half, Professor Chris Jones.
Lysley Tenorio earned an M.F.A. from the University of Oregon and has published stories in The Atlantic, Ploughshares, Manoa, the Chicago Tribune, and Best New American Voices. A Pushcart Prize winner, a former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, and a former Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University, he has also received awards and fellowships from the University of Wisconsin, Phillips Exeter Academy, Yaddo, Tha MacDowell Colony, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Whiting Foundation. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs at Saint Mary's College of California.
When: Wednesday, May 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Saint Albert Hall Library, Saint Mary's College, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga.
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