• June 2, 2023
          Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam
          June 7, 2023
          One Page Wednesday- June
          June 9, 2023
          End of Class Reading: Short Story Intensive
          June 10, 2023
          Poetry in Translation: Reading & Conversation with PEN Award Finalists
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Maya McOmie

Maya McOmie

Maya McOmie is a biracial/queer writer with connections to Ohio, the West Coast, and Tokyo, Japan. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the Ohio State University, where she taught creative writing and English composition. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Red Rock Review, MAYDAY, Gulf Stream Magazine, and New World Writing, among others. Lately, she has been watching 90’s TV shows on YouTube and looking up recipes for unused ingredients in her pantry. Her poems attempt to process the complexities of identity, family, memory and ritual. You can find her on Twitter @MayaMcOmie.

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