Creative Writing at Minnesota State University, Mankato
This show is a little different then our usual. It is a showcase of the MFA in Creative Writing program here at Minnesota State University, Mankato. The four authors listed below share some of the poetry and prose they have produced over the past two years. To find out more about creative writing at MSU, visit english.mnsu.edu.
Melody Heide is originally from Pennsylvania. She has instructed academic writing at Minnesota State University Mankato and North Central University. She enjoys writing brevity nonfiction and is married to a very handsome man with dark glasses and a canoe.
Rhea Davison-Edwards is originally from Minnesota. She is the recipient of the 2011 Robert C. Wright Creative Writing Award and was recently given an artist residency at Devil's Tower National Monument. She writes fiction and nonfiction and generally sports an inviting smile.
Sarah Johnson came to Mankato from Northern Michigan University where she received an MA in composition studies. Her writing has received honorable mention in the Robert C. Wright Creative Writing Awards and has been presented at MSU’s Graduate Research Conference. Like many talented people, she likes her coffee black.
J. Angelique Johnson is a poet who grew up in the foothills of Colorado. She now lives in south central Minnesota with her husband and two children, and teaches at Bethany Lutheran College. Many people find her charming. It is with good reason.