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Contacts

Stephen Germic, associate professor of English, 406.657.1095, stephen.germic@rocky.edu
RMC Media Team, 406.657.1105, media@rocky.edu

Photo caption: Lucy Corin [credit lucycorin.com]

Lucy CorinExperimental writer Lucy Corin talks and teaches April 3 at RMC

BILLINGS, March 11, 2014 – Emerging writer Lucy Corin presents a reading at Rocky Mountain College at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in Technology Hall Room 14. The RMC English Department hosts an informal reception with refreshments starting at 5:15 p.m.

Corin is “an important contemporary experimental writer who is pushing magical realism, or fabulist fiction, in new directions,” said Stephen Germic, associate professor of English at RMC. Corin will also attend a session of assistant professor Andrew Farkas’ short story class.

Corin has a B.A. from Duke University and a M.F.A from Brown University. Director for the University of California, Davis creative writing program, Corin completed a yearlong fellowship in Rome, Italy, in 2013 as a winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rome Prize.

The Mid-American Review, Conjunctions, Tin House, Ploughshares, PEN America, and the Iowa Review have printed her stories. The publisher FC2 brought out her novel Everyday Psychokillers: A History for Girls in 2004, and Tin House publishedher collection The Entire Predicament in 2007.

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