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MFA Faculty Angela Pelster-Weibe to Participate in Shift: A Reading with Kathryn Savage, Presented by Coffee house Press


 MFA Faculty Angela Pelster-Weibe will moderate a reading and interview hosted by Coffee House Press alongside Moheb Soliman, Victoria Blanco, and Coffee House resident Kathryn Savage. The reading will be at the American Swedish Institute in the Folke Bernadotte Conference Room on Wednesday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Angela Pelster-Weibe's most recent book Limber won the Great Lakes Colleges Association Award for best new book in nonfiction and was a finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, Lit Hub, Tin House, Granta, the Kenyon Review and the Gettysburg Review, among others. 

 Pelster-Weibe has an MFA from the University of Iowa where she was an Iowa Arts Fellow and was recently awarded a fellowship in nonfiction to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and a Minnesota State Arts Board grant. She is the founder and director of Writers Go to the Movies and teaches at Hamline University in St Paul.

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