Nov. 18, 2011 | WMU News
Elizabeth Knapp, Melinda Moustakis and Jason Skipper will read from their works at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Room 157 of the Bernhard Center. The reading is the last in the fall reading series and is free and open to the public.
Knapp is the author of "The Spite House," winner of the 2010 De Novo Prize for Poetry. She also is the recipient of the 2007 Discovered Voice Award from Iron Horse Literary Review and has published poems in Best New Poets of 2007, The Massachusetts Review, Mid-American Review, Barrow Street and numerous other journals.
Knapp holds a master's degree in fine arts from the Bennington Writing Seminars and doctoral degree from WMU. She is currently assistant professor of English at Hood College in Frederick, Md., where she lives with her husband and son.
Moustakis received her master's degree from U.C. Davis and her doctoral degree in English and creative writing from WMU. Her work has appeared in journals, including Alaska Quarterly Review, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Conjunctions, The Massachusetts Review and American Short Fiction. She lives in Tacoma, Wash., and is a visiting professor in creative writing at Pacific Lutheran University.