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We had our last MFA@123 of the semester. The readings, libations, and comradery warmed us up on a cold November night.

Luke reading at 123 Pleasant Street.Luke Mcdermott, our calming presence and softball coach in the MFA program, read new poems for us. He is in his third and final year of the program.

Matt reading at 123 Pleasant Street.

Matthew Dougherty, a second-year MFA, read us an excerpt from his novel in-progress. We also learned that Matt appears as an extra in a new television show and is recently engaged. Congratulations, Matt!

Katie reading at 123 Pleasant Street.Katie Clendenin read an excerpt from a moving essay she recently wrote for workshop. She is a first-year non-fiction writer.