Rita Bullwinkel

October 10, 2019

 MLK Library, Room 225/229
 San José State University                                                     

Reading followed by an on-stage interview–conducted by writer, editor, and educator Katie M. Flynn–plus a book sale and signing.

Rita Bullwinkel is the author of the story collection Belly Up, which won the 2018 Believer Book Award, and is currently being translated into Italian and Greek. Bullwinkel’s writing has been published in Tin House, Conjunctions, BOMBVice, NOON, and Guernica. She is a recipient of grants and fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Brown University, Vanderbilt University, Hawthornden Castle, and The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation. Both her fiction and translation have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes. She lives in San Francisco.

Katie M. Flynn’s short fiction has appeared in Indiana ReviewThe Masters ReviewNinth LetterTin HouseWitness Magazine, and elsewhere. Her first novel, The Companions, about love, revenge, and uploaded consciousness is forthcoming from Scout Press/Gallery Books (Spring 2020). Katie has been awarded Colorado Review’s Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction and a Steinbeck Fellowship in Creative Writing, and she’s a proud member of the San Francisco Writers Grotto.