Fall 2018 Reading Series: Mort Castle and Daniel Kraus

The English and Creative Writing Department’s Fall 2018 Reading Series continues with readings from Mort Castle and Daniel Kraus.

The English and Creative Writing Department Fall 2018 Creative Writing Reading Series continues October 29 with readings from Mort Castle and Daniel Kraus. The event will begin with a student reader and end with a Q&A session. 

Mort Castle has written hundreds of stories, articles, poems, comics, and books which have published in a dozen languages. He has co-edited the prose and graphic novel anthology Shadow Show: Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury with English and Creative Writing Associate Professor Sam Weller. Castle has won three Bram Stoker Awards, two Black Quill awards, the Golden Bot (Wired Magazine), and has been nominated for The Audie, The Shirley Jackson award, the International Horror Guild award, and the Pushcart Prize.

Daniel Kraus is a New York Times bestselling author for his co-authored novel The Shape of Water with Guillermo del Toro, which is based on the Oscar-winning film. Kraus has also co-authored work with del Toro in the book Trollhunters, which was adapted into the Emmy-winning Netflix series. Kraus’ book The Death and Life of Zebulon Finchwas named one of Entertainment Weekly’s Top 10 Books of the Year. He has won two Odyssey Awards, a Library Guild selection, the YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, and was named a Bram Stoker finalist.

The Creative Writing Reading Series curates conversations about the literary arts supporting diverse, culturally relevant voices that challenge traditional discourses.  A full schedule of featured readers can be found here.

Fall 2018 Creative Writing Reading Series: Mort Castle and Daniel Kraus
Monday, October 29
5:30 p.m.
Stage Two
618 S. Michigan Ave.