Join us in celebrating the work of alumni of the Rutgers-Camden MFA in Creative Writing program. Featuring Doreen Fera, Seva Torres, Brian Heston, and Pete Gambino. With special musical guest Fables and Phasers.
Doreen Fera is a 2015 graduate of Rutgers–Camden’s MFA program and is a freelance writer, editor, and a faculty member at Rowan University’s Writing Arts program. Her articles and essays have appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer and other regional publications. She is currently working on her memoir, Has Anybody Seen My Shoe?
Brian Patrick Heston grew up in Philadelphia. His first book, “If You Find Yourself,” won the Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award and is available from Main Street Rag Publishing. He is also the author of the chapbook Latchkey Kids, which is available from Finishing Line Press. His poetry has appeared in such publications as North American Review, Prairie Schooner, Missouri Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Poet Lore, and River Styx. Presently, he is a Ph.D. candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at Georgia State University.
Pete Gambino works as a filmmaker, drama teacher, and adjunct. Last May, he won Montclair University’s Best Film and Projection award for segments he directed in Troupe 213’s rendition of The Tempest. In addition to having three of his children’s plays produced, he has two young adult novels seeking publication. Pete lives outside of Philadelphia with four guinea pigs, an impressive Bill Murray DVD collection and an addiction to peanut butter cups.
Sevé Torres holds a BA in Sociology from UC Berkeley and an MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers University-Camden, with an emphasis in poetry. His poetry has been published in literary journals including Crab Orchard Review, Mead: the Magazine of Literature and Libations, as well as, Dismantle: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop. He is currently working on his first full-length manuscript: Here, We Become Islands.
Date & Time
December 7, 2016
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Room 102, First Floor
305 Cooper St.