Fiction Writers Alix Ohlin and Steven Schwartz to Read Their Works at DMACC’s Literary Arts Celebration | KWBG AM1590 | boone, iowa

Award-winning authors Alix Ohlin and Steven Schwartz will help kick off the 2022 DMACC Literary Arts Celebration from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8 when they read their works and participate in a question-and-answer session FREE virtual event held via Zoom (register here).

DMACC’s Annual Literary Arts Celebration, now in its 19th year, will be held virtually again this year. Local, regional and national authors will read their works during weekly one-hour events held online via Zoom. All events are free and open to the public.

Alix Ohlin He has written six fiction books, most recently a collection of short stories called, We want what we want. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Best American Short Stories, and many other places.

Ohlin lives in Vancouver and is the director of the School of Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Steven Schwartz He is the author of four short story collections: To Leningrad in Inter, Lives of the Parents, Little Raw Souls, and Madagascar: New and Selected Short Stories. In addition, he has written the novels, Therapy Y The son of a good doctor.

His fiction has received the Nelson Algren Award, the Sherwood Anderson Award, the Ploughshares Cohen Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Colorado Book Award for Novel and Literary Fiction, and two O. Henry Prize Story Awards. .

His nonfiction has been published in the Gettysburg Review, Missouri Review, North American Review, Image, and has received the Cleanth Brooks Award for Nonfiction from the Southern Review.

Schwartz is an emeritus professor of English at Colorado State, where he taught in the MFA creative writing program for 30 years. He now serves as the fiction editor for the Colorado Review. His latest novel is The most tender of strings.

To attend the Ohlin and Schwartz readings, access the following zoom link:

The zoom meeting is free and open to the public. For more information about DMACC’s Literary Arts Celebration, contact Marc Dickinson, Ankeny Campus Professor and Coordinator of the Literary Arts Celebration, at (515) 964-6221 or

Selected writings:



Selected writings:

the theory of everything

selected stories

(press release and photos provided, DMACC)

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