creative writing http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Mead Appoints New Arts Council Members http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mead-appoints-new-arts-council-members <p>Governor Matt Mead has appointed three new board members to the Wyoming Arts Council.</p><p> One of them is writer and University of Wyoming instructor Nina McConigley. McConigley published her first short story collection, “Cowboys and East Indians” late last year. She won a major Arts Council grant in 2010, an experience McConigley says gave her the confidence to finish her book.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:00:34 +0000 Rebecca Golden 55631 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mead Appoints New Arts Council Members Manasseh Franklin: Recipe for the Essence of Rootlessness http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/manasseh-franklin-recipe-essence-rootlessness <p>Manasseh Franklin is a Creative Nonfiction and Environment and Natural Resources MFA candidate. While she's proud of her east coast roots, she's happy to call the open spaces of the western states home.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:38:06 +0000 Manasseh Franklin 51099 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Manasseh Franklin: Recipe for the Essence of Rootlessness Ginger Ko: Ask Rational Thought—Love Advice Column http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ginger-ko-ask-rational-thought-love-advice-column <p></p><p>Ginger Ko studies at the University of Wyoming’s MFA in Creative Writing program.&nbsp; Her poetry and reviews have appeared in smoking glue gun, Anti-, TYPO, inter|rupture<em>, </em>and HTMLGIANT. She is originally from Los Angeles.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:32:03 +0000 Ginger Ko 51098 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ginger Ko: Ask Rational Thought—Love Advice Column Eric Krszjzaniek: Memo: On Wyomingness http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/eric-krszjzaniek-memo-wyomingness <p>Eric Krszjzaniek is earning his Masters degrees in English and Environment &amp; Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming. Having spent most of his life amongst the free-range cheese and fragrant cows of Wisconsin, Eric was drawn to the open expanses and sparse populations of Wyoming after stints as a renewable energy educator, a county commissioner, and an editor on an antiques magazine. Eric's work has appeared in many bathroom stall walls and has lined many cages of birds and dogs alike.</p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:14:00 +0000 Eric Krszjzaniek 51096 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Eric Krszjzaniek: Memo: On Wyomingness Adrian Shirk: The Disoriented Express http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/adrian-shirk-disoriented-express <p>Adrian Shirk was born in a now-defunct Manhattan maternity ward. Her nonfiction has appeared in <em>Wilder Quarterly</em>, <em>The Airship</em>, <em>Owl Eye Review</em>, <em>7Stops Magazine, </em>and <em>Packet. </em>Currently, she's at work on a book of epistolary essays with poet Amber Stewart and is finishing an MFA in creative&nbsp;nonfiction at the University of Wyoming.</p><p>A version of "The Disoriented Express" recently appeared in <em><a href="http://packetbiweekly.tumblr.com/post/64418485282/adrian-shirk-in-issue-020">Packet.</a></em></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:54:55 +0000 Adrian Shirk 50907 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Adrian Shirk: The Disoriented Express Rebecca Golden: Dry Season http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/rebecca-golden-dry-season <p>Rebecca Golden is a candidate for the Master of Fine Arts in creative nonfiction at the University of Wyoming. She's the author of a memoir, "Butterbabe: The True Adventures of a 40-Stone Outsider" (Random House UK) and has contributed to Salon, Nerve and the Times of London. Rebecca's current project is a collection of essays about the city of Detroit.</p><p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:25:29 +0000 Rebecca Golden 50675 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Rebecca Golden: Dry Season Poem: “Wild, Wild East: Finding Hints of Asia in the West” http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/poem-wild-wild-east-finding-hints-asia-west <p>As a graduate student in UW&rsquo;s Creative Writing Program, LuLing Osofsky was fascinated by the various ways she saw Indian culture present in Laramie. South Asian students celebrated traditional festivals on campus, and the town had a good place to get curry. She writes about experiencing these pockets of India in her series of vignettes called &ldquo;Wild Wild East: Finding Hints of Asia in the West.&rdquo;</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 22:01:08 +0000 LuLing Osofsky 41612 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Poem: “Wild, Wild East: Finding Hints of Asia in the West”