Fairbanks Arts Literary Reading

Saturday, April 18, 7:00pm

Wandering Bear Gallery

What do all readers for this event have in common? They are about to be MFA graduates! Come by Wandering Bear Gallery to hear Adrienne Blackwood, Ryan Shek and David Aubuchon share from their fiction writing and to help them celebrate their success.

Adrianne BlackwoodAdrianne Blackwood is a 3rd year grad student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, working towards an MFA in Fiction. Originally from California, she graduated from UC Riverside in 2016 with a BA in Creative Writing. She enjoys writing plays, experimenting with magical realism, and working on her historical fiction novel, but she loves to read absolutely anything.


Ryan-Shek-620x411Ryan Shek is an MFA candidate in fiction. A graduate of Western Michigan University, he’s worked as a journalist, a factory hand, a farmer, a dishwasher, an editor and an educator. He’s lived in the Midwest and Deep South and writes stories about Southwest Michigan. His work has appeared in Bat City Review, Stonecrop Magazine and Bridge Eight Press.


david aubuchonDavid Aubuchon writes one sentence at a time. Sometimes, these sentences turn into fictional stories. When not reading and writing, he plays soccer, board games, racquetball, and table tennis. He holds a BA in English from the University of Missouri.



Come early to enjoy the artwork on view and stay after for conversation with the writers!


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Fairbanks Arts programs are made possible by individual and corporate contributions, the City of Fairbanks Hotel/Motel Bed Tax, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska State Council on the Arts, and Fountainhead Development, Inc.