Colorado State University - Pueblo Reading Series features Colorado fiction writer

Colorado State University - Pueblo Reading Series features Colorado fiction writer

PUEBLO – The Southern Colorado (SoCo) Reading Series and Department of English at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host Colorado fiction writer Steven Wingate at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9 in the OUC Cottonwood Room. 

Steven Wingate is the author of Wifeshopping, which received the Katharine Bakeless Nason Prize from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference in 2007.  His stories have been published in Gulf Coast and The Journal,  Mississippi Review, The Pinch, River City, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Slice, and Quarter After Eight.  His poetry and experimental prose has appeared in Brand (UK), Waccamaw, Sonora Review, and Double Room, as well as in the anthologies Diagram.2 and Degenerative Prose: Writing Beyond Category.  

Wingate also has reviewed books for American Book Review, Colorado Review, Rain Taxi, and other journals in print and online.   Wingate earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and a Master of Fine Arts from Florida State University.  Since 2001, he has taught writing workshops full-time at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Wingate’s book will be available for sale at the reading as well as other readers' books through the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore.  For more information, contact Juan J. Morales, assistant professor and director of creative writing,  at 549-2082 or

Mmark your calendars for our final reading for the SoCo Reading Series:
(RESCHEDULED) Thurs. 4/15-Raza Ali Hasan, 7 p.m., CSU-Pueblo Art Gallery

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