Perhaps you're not aware that Western Colorado University offers an MFA and MA in five dynamic concentrations: Genre Fiction, Screenwriting for Film and Television, Poetry, Nature Writing, and Publishing - and brings top writers in each genre to the Gunnison Valley each year. The program’s newly appointed Interim Director, Tyson Hausdoerffer, is shaking up the program, revitalizing it, and seeking to connect it more directly to our region. Join us for a fun and engaging blitzkrieg of information (with drinks and bites!) and the chance to win some fabulous prizes while you're at it. At The Public House.

Speaker:  Tyson Hausdoerffer
When: Thursday, May 9th
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Cost:  FREE

Tyson Hausdoerffer
earned his PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley, where he specialized in the study of classical and Renaissance literature through the lens of contemporary theory. He is currently the Director of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Western Colorado University, his alma mater, where he also teaches a wide range of subjects including philosophy, English, political science, history, and creative writing