Arda Collins poetry features a quiet assertive voice that builds or collects or accumulates a domestic space.  It is an approach to subject matter and context that has, in the poetry world, found a greater voice through women poet’s work.

Graduating seniors from the Creative Writing program read from their original work. The program features all genres. Join us in congratulating these students on their outstanding writing.



Please note: Wheaton College requires masking for at all events, regardless of vaccination status. Seating is limited.

Kent Shaw, Assistant Professor of English, will read from his second book, Too Numerous, and a selection of newer work.

Angie Mazakis’s first book, I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First, describes the various experiences of a first-generation immigrant. Her work has been widely published, including in The New Republic and Boston Review.

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Brandon Shimoda has been widely recognized for the imaginative spirit he projects in his poetry. His most recent book, The Desert, was published in 2018. He has been awarded the William Carlos Williams prize for his second book, Evening Oracle.

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