Oct 23 2019
Courtney Craggett, Rob Carney, and Sunni Brown Wil...

Courtney Craggett, Rob Carney, and Sunni Brown Wil...

Presented by Utah Humanities at Salt Lake City Public Library Main Branch

City Art Reading Series: City Art is pleased to welcome Courtney Craggett, Rob Carney, and Sunni Brown Wilkinson, all of whom have recent new titles out from Black Lawrence Press. This event is free and open to the public and will take place in the 4th Floor Conference Room of The City Library. Courtney Craggett holds a PhD in English with specializations in creative writing and multi-ethnic American literature from the University of North Texas, where she taught English and served as the American Literary Review’s Assistant Fiction Editor. Her short stories appear in The Pinch, Mid-American Review, Washington Square Review, Booth, Juked, Word Riot, and Monkeybicycle, among others, and were featured on Ploughshares blog. Her reviews appear in American Microreviews and Interviews. Twice nominated for a Pushcart, Courtney is the editors choice winner of the 2014 Sherwood Anderson Award and the winner of The Pinchs Spring 2017 Featured Contributor Award. She is an Assistant Professor of English at Weber State University. Rob Carney is originally from Washington state. He is the author of four previous books, including 88 Maps (Lost Horse Press 2015), which was named a finalist for the Washington State Book Award, and Weather Report (Somondoco Press 2006), which won the Utah Book Award for Poetry. His work has appeared in Cave Wall, Poecology, Sugar House Review, Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments, and dozens of other journals, as well as the Norton anthology Flash Fiction Forward (2006). In 2014 he received the Robinson Jeffers/Tor House Foundation Award for seven of the poems included in his forthcoming collection The Book of Sharks. He is a Professor of English and Literature at Utah Valley University and lives in Salt Lake City.Sunni Brown Wilkinsons poetry has been published in Crab Orchard Review, Adirondack Review, BODY, Sugar House Review, Cimarron Review, Southern Indiana Review and other journals and anthologies and has been nominated for two Pushcarts. She holds an MFA from the Inland Northwest Center for Writers at Eastern Washington University and teaches at Weber State University. This event is made possible with support from City Art, The City Library, and Utah Humanities.

Admission Info


Phone: 8013599670

Email: joelthomaslong57@gmail.com

Dates & Times

2019/10/23 - 2019/10/23

Location Info

Salt Lake City Public Library Main Branch

210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111