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VOICES Reading Series: Corinna Vallianatos and Kevin Moffet
The VOICES Reading Series presents Corinna Vallianatos and Kevin Moffet
Corinna Vallianatos's story collection, My Escapee, won the Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Jhumpa Lahiri. Published in 2012, it was a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. Her fiction has appeared in Tin House, McSweeney's, A Public Space, and elsewhere, and she has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. She teaches in the University of Tampa's low-residency MFA program, and lives in Claremont, CA.
Kevin Moffett is the author of two books, Permanent Visitors, which won the John Simmons Short Fiction Award, and Further Interpretations of Real-Life Events. He is a frequent contributor to McSweeney's and his stories and essays have appeared in Tin House, American Short Fiction, the Believer, A Public Space, The Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere. He has received the National Magazine Award, the Nelson Algren Award, the Pushcart Prize, and a literature fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts. The Silent History, a collaborative multi-part narrative he's written with Matt Derby and Eli Horowitz, was released as an app for mobile devices in October 2012.