Arts & Culture / Mosaic / November 14, 2013

Caxton Club presents double-header

On Friday, Nov. 15, Caxton Club will be bringing its final readers of the term.

The event will feature a double-header from poet Farnoosh Fathi and fiction writer Ian Stansel.

Farnoosh Fathi, author of “Great Guns” was born to Iranian parents in Lafayette, La. and was raised in California.

She’s received a number of awards and fellowships from the Fulbright Program, the Poetry Foundation and others. Her work has been published in “Boston Review” and “Fenc,” among others. She currently lives in Oakland, Calif.

Ian Stansel is the author of a collection of stories, “Everybody’s Irish,” and is also an editor and teacher. While he was working toward his Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston from 2010 to 2012, he worked as the editor of “Gulf Coast.” His work has been published in a number of literary journals, from “Sycamore Review” to “Ecotone,” and his stories were selected to be included in the 2012 and 2013 editions of the “New Stories of the Midwest” anthology series and were accepted for “Best American Short Stories.”

His nonfiction writing has been on “Salon” and “The Good Men Project,” and he contributes monthly to the blog at “Ploughshares.” He currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with his family.

Friday’s event will take place at 4 p.m. at 306 E. Simmons Street.

Kate Mishkin
Kate Mishkin is a senior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. She started working for TKS as a freshman and subsequently served as managing editor, co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of four awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. She won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize in 2015 and 2014 and the Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism in 2014. She has interned at FILTER Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WGIL radio and the Virginian-Pilot.

Twitter: @KateMishkin

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