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MFA Reading Series

Brenda Coultas’ reading for 3/6/15 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled in April

Free and open to the public, the MFA Reading Series brings renowned writers to the Boise State Campus. Past readers include Cole Swenson, Laura Moriarity, Jessica Anthony, Alan Halsey, Geraldine Monk, Kent Nelson, Pierre Joris, Robert Boswell, Jena Osman, Leslie Jamison,  John Godfrey, Ben Percy, Clark Coolidge, Jacqueline Mitchard, Susan Schultz, Alyson Hagy, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Mathias Svalina, Ben and Sandra Doller, Charles Baxter, Julie Doxsee, Abraham Smith, Charles Bernstein, Forrest Gander, Juliana Spahr, Brian Henry, and Ales Steger, Michael Palmer, Fanny Howe, William Giraldi, Joy Williams, Tyler McMahon, Jennifer Moxley, Dan Beachy-Quick, Cathy Park Hong, Graham Foust, Brad Watson, Michael Earl Craig, Ben Lerner, Daphne Gottlieb, Bhanu Kapil, and Amy De’Ath, Bernadette Mayer, Gabriel Gudding, Myung Mi Kim, Renee Gladman, and Cathy Wagner.

Podcasts of many of the Series readings are available on iTunes U here: and at PennSound here:

MFA Reading Series Spring 2015:

Peter Gizzi, Friday, February 20th, 7:30 p.m. The Cabin Literary Center, 801 S. Capitol Blvd


Smith Henderson, Thursday, April 2nd, 7:30 p.m. Bishop Barnwell Room, BSU Student Union Building

Anne Beattie, Friday, April 24th, 7:30 p.m. Special Events Center, BSU Student Union Building


For more information about the MFA Reading Series, contact Scott Anderson (