OCTOBER 15-18, 2020

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2019 UW Poetry MFA Graduates Reading - Rebecca Bedell, Christopher Greggs, Rebekah Denison Hewitt, Wes Holtermann, Kabel Mishka Ligot, Alexis Sears - <span class="date-display-single">03/25/2019 - 7:00pm</span>

2019 UW Poetry MFA Graduates Reading

03/25/2019 - 7:00pm

Central Library - Community Rooms 301 & 302

Presented in partnership with the UW Program in Creative Writing, a reading from the graduating MFA cohort in poetry. This event will feature the work of Rebecca Bedell, Christopher Greggs, Rebekah Hewitt, Wes Holtermann, Mishka Ligot, and Alexis Sears.


Doors will open for this event at 6:30 PM. The event is free and open to the public. Seating will be by general admission.

Rebecca Bedell

About Presenter Rebecca Bedell


Rebecca Bedell is a trans poet living in Madison, Wisconsin. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Vetch, Salt Hill, Grist, Barely South Review, Ponder Review, and elsewhere, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Christopher Greggs

About Presenter Christopher Greggs


Christopher J. Greggs is a poet, designer, and recording artist living in Madison, Wisconsin. He is a Callaloo and Watering Hole fellow and was the recipient of the Goodman Poetry prize from the City College of New York. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as TriQuarterly, Winter TangerineTexas Review, and Great Weather for MEDIA, among others. 

Rebekah Denison Hewitt

About Presenter Rebekah Denison Hewitt


Rebekah Denison Hewitt holds the Martha Meier Renk Distinguished Graduate Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Narrative Magazine, Gulf Stream, The Pinch, and the Asheville Poetry Review, among others.

Wes Holtermann

About Presenter Wes Holtermann


Wes Holtermann is the 2019-2020 WICW Hoffman-Halls Emerging Artist Fellow. His work has appeared in the Kenyon Review, GlitterMOB, Deluge, and elsewhere. He is a gardener from Berkeley, California.
Kabel Mishka Ligot

About Presenter Kabel Mishka Ligot


Kabel Mishka Ligot was born and raised in and around Metro Manila in the Philippines. Mishka has work published in Cha, Akda: The Asian Journal for Literature, Culture, and Performance, and CNN Philippines. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where he lives in a constant state of wonder and abject horror at the climate.

Alexis Sears

About Presenter Alexis Sears


Alexis Sears is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University. Her work has appeared in the Hopkins Review, Able Muse, [PANK], the Texas Review, Passages North, and elsewhere. She is originally from Palos, Verdes, California.

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