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Saturday, October 24 • 4:45pm - 5:15pm
USF MFA Writers' Showcase

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Emerging voices from the University of San Francisco's MFA Program share their poetry and prose.

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Michele Kilmer

Michele Kilmer is a writer and editor that lives in Oakland with her Fire Captain of a wife, Angela, and their two cats. She is currently a second-year fiction student in the MFA program at USF and earned a Bachelor of Arts at Mills College. Her work can be found in America’s Emerging... Read More →
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Hikari Miya

Hikari Leilani Miya graduated from Cornell University with a degree in English in 2019 and is an MFA candidate in poetry at University of San Francisco. She has been published in Cornell University's Writer's Bloc and has had poetry displayed in the Johnson Art Museum; most recently... Read More →
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Sydney Vogl

Originally from Los Angeles, Sydney now lives and writes in San Francisco. In 2020, she was chosen as the poetry fellow for the Martha's Vineyard Institute for CreativeWriting. Her work has been featured in The Racket and Entropy. Currently, she serves as the poetry editor for The... Read More →
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Megan Bounds

Megan Bounds is an MFA student at the University of San Francisco. She writes: short stories, essays, and odds and ends. Midwest born and bred, but a west coast soul.
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Catherine Karnitis

Catherine Rashmi Karnitis is a poet and second-year MFA student at the University of San Francisco. Her poetry is published in Howl literary journal, is forthcoming in POETiCA REViEW, and was recorded for a Telepoem Booth©, that was installed for the PASEO contemporary art festival... Read More →
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Jacquelynn King

Jacquelynn King is a first-year MFA Poetry student at the University of San Francisco. After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley, Jacquelynn moved to San Francisco six years ago. Her poetry aims to capture the collective human experience of... Read More →
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Michael Lopez

University of San Francisco
Michael Lopez is an MFA in Writing candidate at the University of San Francisco. He has worked as the Poetry Editor for Switchback Journal at USF and as a reader for Invisible City Journal at USF. Whenever possible he can't wait to get out to nature; he loves bird watching, writing... Read More →
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Karina Fantillo

Karina Fantillo is a Filipina American storyteller, dancer, writer from the San Francisco Bay Area. She immigrated with her family at the age of 9 from the Philippines to San Francisco, where she learned about Filipino and American culture through folk dancing. She is a member of... Read More →
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Daniel Callahan

Daniel Dias Callahan is a writer from Sacramento, California, currently studying poetry in the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of San Francisco. He is currently the Poetry Editor for the online journal, Invisible City, and a data analyst for a consulting firm. His work... Read More →
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Margaret Benson

Margaret Benson calls South Sound, Washington home. Her current works center connection and isolation, using the backdrop of the Pacific Northwest to engage with the silences in narratives and day-to-day life. Margaret is a second-year nonfiction Masters of Fine Arts candidate at... Read More →

Saturday October 24, 2020 4:45pm - 5:15pm PDT