Library Connection: Julia Dixon Evans, Visiting Writers Series

Colorado College continues its acclaimed Visiting Writers Series this fall with an outstanding line-up of authors starting with Julia Dixon Evans on 9/11 at 7pm.

Julia Dixon Evans starts off the fall lineup for the Visiting Writers Series on Tuesday, September 11th at 7 p.m., McHugh Commons, 1090 N. Cascade Ave.

Julia Dixon Evans is an author of many short stories and the novel "How to Set Yourself on Fire." (Tutt Library - First Floor - New Arrivals, PS3605.V3657 H69 2018)

Her work can be found or is forthcoming in McSweeney's, Paper Darts, New York Tyrant / Tyrant Books, Barrelhouse, San Diego CityBeat, and elsewhere.

She is the founding editor and host of Last Exit, a new literary journal, reading, and workshop series. She also serves as senior columns editor for The Coil, and is nonfiction editor for Noble Gas Qrtrly. She was a 2014 PEN in the Community resident, a program of PEN America, that brings professional writers into underserved schools and communities, and taught creative writing to ARTS' TranscenDANCE, youth dancers. She also is the former program director and editor for So Say We All,a literary nonprofit.

See her website with links to her work and writing at

"It is essential that we create a space on campus to interact with contemporary writers," says Natanya Ann Pulley, a CC Assistant Professor of English and fiction writer.

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