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ROAR Reading Series

  • Barnes & Noble UConn 1 Royce Circle Storrs, CT 06268 (map)

ROAR Reading Series featuring authors Mika Taylor, Ken Cormier
Mika Taylor, and Luisa Caycedo-Kimura.

Mika Taylor has appeared in Granta, Ninth Letter, The Kenyon Review, Tin House, and others. She was the recipient of the 2015-2016 Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellowship from the University of Wisconsin and earned an MFA from the University of Arizona.

Ken Cormier is the author of Balance Act and The Tragedy in My Neighborhood. He has released three collections of original music, and he also makes radio fiction and documentary pieces, many of which have aired on public radio affiliates around the U.S. and on the BBC. He directs the creative writing program at Quinnipiac University.

Luisa Caycedo-Kimura is a Colombian-born poet, translator, and educator. She was the 2014 John K. Walsh Residency Fellow at The Anderson Center, the 2014 Adrienne Reiner Hochstadt Fellow at Ragdale, and a 2013 Robert Pinsky Global Fellow in Poetry. Luisa holds an MFA from Boston University. A former attorney, Luisa left the legal profession to pursue her passion for writing. She has received various awards for her poetry and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear in The Cincinnati Review, Sunken Garden Poetry 1992-2011, Mid-American Review, Nashville Review, Jelly Bucket, Connecticut Review, Connecticut River Review and elsewhere.

PARKING: Parking is available in the Downtown Storrs Parking Garage (33 Royce Circle), which is FREE for the first 2 hours, then just $1/hour. The Downtown Storrs Parking Garage is about a 2 minute walk from Barnes & Noble UConn.

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