Mike Scalise will serve as the visiting writer at the University of San Francisco's Emerging Writers Festival. He will read from his new memoir, The Brand New Catastrophe, at 7:30 PM in Fromm Hall room 120, Xavier Auditorium, with a reception to follow. For more information, please visit the event page here.
Mike Scalise’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Agni, Indiewire, Ninth Letter, The Paris Review Daily, and other places. He’s an 826DC advisory board member, has received fellowships and scholarships from Bread Loaf, Yaddo, and the Ucross Foundation, and was the Philip Roth Writer in Residence at Bucknell University. His memoir, The Brand New Catastrophe, was the recipient of The Center for Fiction’s 2014 Christopher Doheny Award.