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Mark Brazaitis, Author of The Incurables, to Speak at SRU

Mark Brazaitis

The English and Psychology departments are pleased to co-sponsor a campus-wide presentation by Mark Brazaitis on April 10, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. The presentation is hosted by the President’s Commission on Disability Issues.

Mark Brazaitis is the author of four books of fiction, including The River of Lost Voices: Stories from Guatemala, winner of the 1998 Iowa Short Fiction Award, and The Incurables: Stories, which won the 2012 Richard Sullivan Prize from the University of Notre Dame Press. His book of poems, The Other Language, won the 2008 ABZ Poetry Prize. His short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in The Sun, Ploughshares, Witness, Confrontation, Notre Dame Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Poetry International, Poetry East, and elsewhere.

His work has also appeared in newspapers and magazines, including The Washington Post, the Detroit Free Press, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, American Medical News, the Charleston Gazette, and Glamour. A former Peace Corps Volunteer, he is a professor of English and directs the Creative Writing Program at West Virginia University.

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