Heather Lang, MFA Alum, on Love & Illusion in Las Vegas for The Literary Explorer

Heather Lang, MFA Alum, on Love & Illusion in Las Vegas for The Literary Explorer

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MFA Alum Heather Lang writes on Love & Illusion In Residential Las Vegas: An Exploration of a Poetic Life for The Literary Explorer, which is edited by FDU MFA faculty Walter Cummins and Thomas E. Kennedy. Within this hybrid personal essay/review, Heather explores love and illusion in daily life, in theatre, and within the first book to arrive at her new home in Las Vegas: Micah Ling’s Flashes of Life (Hobart Handbooks, 2015).

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heather writesHeather Lang’s poetry has been published by or is forthcoming in Pleiades, december, Jelly Bucket, The Normal School online, and Whiskey Island among other publications. Her reviews and essays have appeared with Berfrois, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, The Literary Explorer, Zeteo, and elsewhere. She serves as Associate Poetry Editor/Online Managing Editor for The Literary Review, as Co-Editor for Petite Hound Press, and as an adjunct professor. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Her chapbook manuscript was named a semifinalist in the 2014 Tupelo Press Snowbound Chapbook competition, her poetry has been twice nominated for Pushcart Prizes, and she was awarded the Murphy Writing of Stockton University Scholarship for their Spain 2015 program. Heather will serve as an AWP16 moderator/panelist.

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