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Readings by Heidi Diehl, Kristina Marie Darling and Shannon Mussett

Heidi Diehl's fiction has appeared in Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Mississippi Review, StoryQuarterly, Witness, and elsewhere. A recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Saltonstall Foundation, and the Vermont Studio Center, she lives in Brooklyn.





Kristina Marie Darling is the author of twenty-seven books of poetry, most recently Ghost / Landscape (with John Gallaher; BlazeVox Books, 2016) and the forthcoming Dark Horse (C&R Press, 2017). Her awards include three residencies at Yaddo, where she has held the Martha Walsh Pulver Residency for a Poet, as well as a Hawthornden Castle Fellowship, a Fundacion Valparaiso Fellowship, and three residencies at the American Academy in Rome. READ MORE



Shannon M. Mussett is a Professor of Philosophy at Utah Valley University. She specializes in feminist theory, existentialism, German Idealism, and aesthetics. She publishes widely on the philosophy of G.W.F. Hegel and the philosophy and literature of Simone de Beauvoir. She is co-editor of both Beauvoir and the History of Philosophy from Plato to Butler (SUNY Press, 2012) and The Contradictions of Freedom: Philosophical Essays on Simone de Beauvoir’s ‘Les Mandarins’ (SUNY Press, 2006). Based on the work of Robert Smithson, she is currently writing a manuscript exploring the connection between entropic art and the history of philosophy.