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Arts + Lit Lab | November Watershed Reading

November 12, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Arts + Literature Laboratory on Saturday, November 12 at 7:00pm to hear from fiction writers Scott Mitchel May, Carl Fuerst, and poet Rodlyn-mae Banting. This event is free and open to the public.

 Scott Mitchel May is an author living in Madison, Wisconsin with his wife and son. His work has appeared in Maudlin House, Rejection Letters, The Bear Creek Gazette, The Maryland Literary Review, Bending Genres, and many more. He was the winner of the 2019 Poem or Page Contest at the UW Writers’ Conference in the category of Literary Fiction. His debut collection of short fiction, DeKalb, Illinois is a Paradise What Eats its Own, was published by Alien Buddha in 2022. He works as an administrator for The Only in Wisconsin Giving Foundation where he coordinates grants for non-profits doing work in the areas of childhood education, healthcare, housing insecurity, and hunger relief. Scott holds an HSED from Madison College and a BS in Literature from Edgewood College.

Carl Fuerst seared man smiling with arms crossed in front of books on a bookshelf

Carl Fuerst’s short fiction has appeared in many publications. His experimental novel The Upright Dog was released by Alien Buddha Press in February 2022, and his novel The Falling Crystal Palace is forthcoming from Planet Bizarro Press. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin and teaches writing and literature at Kishwaukee College.

Rodlyn-mae Banting is a Filipina American poet, cultural critic, and journalist. She currently resides in Brooklyn, NY and is a staff writer at Jezebel. She recently obtained her master’s degree in Gender & Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her writing can be found in Bitch MediaElectric Literature, the Asian American Writers Workshop’s The MarginsTone Madison, and elsewhere.


November 12, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Arts + Literature Laboratory
111 S. Livingston St. #100
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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