“How To” Session: Casey Thayer, UWGB Creative Writing alumnus ’06

On May 7th at 4pm, Casey Thayer (B.A. in English: Creative Writing from UWGB ‘06 and an MFA in Poetry from Northern Michigan University) will be presenting for the third and final “How To” session, organized by the English department Creatives intern team, the series offers students a forum to discuss publishing internships, networking, graduate school, and job search strategies.

Attend this session and learn how to publish your work, discover journal and book contests, and get tips for editing/submitting your poetry. Thayer will be offering advice on how to avoid publishing pitfalls; how to narrow the field when submitting your work; and how to prevent your submissions from landing on the slush pile.

Thayer is the author of Self Portrait with Spurs and Sulfur (University of New Mexico Press, 2015) and Love for the Gun (2021), winner of the Cow Creek Chapbook Contest, and he has published poetry in AGNIAmerican Poetry ReviewPoetryPrairie Schooner, and elsewhere. He was awarded a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He has also taught English at UW-Rock County, Stanford University, and the City Colleges of Chicago.

To participate, please RSVP here: “How To” with Casey Thayer