Poet Anne Caston and fiction writer Richard Chiappone read from their work

2010-07-21 by

Anne Caston 9 min 10 sec
Richard Chiappone 29 min 15 sec

Anne Caston is core faculty in poetry in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Alaska Anchorage and divides her time between Alaska and Central Pennsylvania where she lives with her husband. Her first book, ‘Flying Out With The Wounded,’ won the 1996 New York University Press Prize in Poetry. Her second collection, ‘Judah’s Lion,’ is now in its second edition from Toad Hall Press (2009). She is currently at work on her third book of poems and a memoir.

Richard Chiappone received an MFA in creative writing at UAA in 1994. He has published dozens of stories and essays in both commercial and literary magazines including Playboy, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Alaska Magazine, Missouri Review, Crescent Review Sou’wester, New Virginia Review, ZYZZYVA and others. His collection of short stories, “Water of an Undetermined Depth,” was publish in 2003.

Chiappone lives in Anchor Point where he writes a newspaper column, teaches creative writing and serves on the faculty of the Cachemak Bay Writers’ Conference. He is an associate faculty member of the Low-Residency MFA Program at UAA.

This reading was recorded on July 19, 2010 in Fine Arts 150 at UAA.

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