Brooke Wonders, Dept. of Languages and Literatures, is an essayist whose work has appeared in Brevity, Clarkesworld and Daily Science Fiction. Her research interests include the history of creative nonfiction, experimental nonfiction, speculative and fabulist fiction in the U.S. and Latin America, and the memoir. She has also done critical work on the digital humanities and trauma theory.
Now in its fourteenth season, the Final Thursday Reading Series features guest regional authors and provides a forum where local writers can share their own work. Open mic signup is at 7 p.m. and begins at 7:15 p.m. Participants may share five minutes of original poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. The featured author takes the stage at 8 p.m. There will be a short question and answer period as time allows. Sponsored by Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts and the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences. Open to the public, free of charge.