The MFA Reading Series presents poet Catherine Wagner at 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at Pengilly’s Saloon, 513 West Main St., in Boise.
Wagner’s collections of poems include “Nervous Device” (2012), “My New Job” (2009), “Macular Hole” (2004), “Miss America” (2001); and a dozen chapbooks, including “Imitating” (Leafe Press 2004). She has performed widely in the U.S., England and Ireland; her poems and essays appear or are forthcoming in Abraham Lincoln, Lana Turner, New American Writing, 1913, How2, Cambridge Literary Review, Soft Targets, Action, Yes and other magazines. An anthology she co-edited with Rebecca Wolff title “Not for Mothers Only“ was published by Fence in 2007. She is associate professor of English at Miami University in Ohio.
Free and open to the public, the MFA Reading Series brings nationally renowned authors and poets to campus.