May 16, Fiction and Poetry Reading

The Pacific Review Reading Series Presents: Fiction Reading and Open Mic with Andrea Fingerson and Donna Hilbert.

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Andrea Fingerson

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Donna Hilbert

7 pm, Thursday, May 16, 2013, Pfau Library, RM 4005, CSUSB

ANDREA FINGERSON is currently completing her MFA in Fiction at CSUSB. She is a fiction editor for Ghost Town and the High School Outreach Coordinator for The Pacific Review. She is currently working on her debut novel, a young adult story where education proficiency is mandatory and those who aren’t proficient are removed from society. The main character takes it upon himself to discover what happens to those who are removed when his younger brother fails his proficiency exam. Andrea teaches literature in the Moreno Valley Unified School District.

DONNA HILBERT’s latest books are The Congress of Luminous Bodies, Aortic Books 2013, and The Green Season, World Parade Books 2009. In 1994 she won the Staple First Edition writing award resulting in the publication in England of the short story collection, Women who Make Money and the Men Who Love Them. Her Greatest Hits chapbook, which includes her most anthologized poems from 1989-2000, is available from Pudding House. She has served as Vice President for Programs of PEN Center USA West and she is a graduate of CSU Long Beach.

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