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IAIA Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Readings

Tue, May 8, 2018, 1:30 pm3:30 pm

| Free

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing presents its 2018 graduating class reading from their creative theses. All readings feature poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Wednesday’s reading will also feature screenplays.


  • Trevor Duplessis (Cowesses First Nation)
  • Leah Lemm (Mille Lacs Tribe)
  • Melanie Archuleta (Kiabab Band of Paiute Indians)
  • Dave Weiden (Sicangu Lakota)
  • Austin Eichelberger
  • Jake Skeets (Diné)

“This will be a week-long celebration of what the MFA students have accomplished. Readings will be followed by thesis defenses, during which the graduates will get to talk about their processes and their aesthetic choices.”
—MFA Director Jon Davis

The readings are free and open to the public. Support for the IAIA Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Thesis Readings is provided by the Lannan Foundation.

For more information, please contact MFA Creative Writing Director Jon Davis at jdavis@iaia.edu or (505) 424-2365, or
Assistant to MFA Creative Writing Director Jamie Figueroa at jamie.figueroa@iaia.edu or (505) 424-5932.


Tue, May 8, 2018
1:30 pm–3:30 pm
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Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)


Lannan Foundation
313 Read St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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(505) 986-8160
IAIA Closed Monday, January 18 in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day