Leni Zumas’ debut, "Farewell Navigator," was hailed as a “powerful, irresistible collection” by Publishers Weekly; her novel, "The Listeners," was a finalist for the 2013 Oregon Book Award. She has been awarded fellowships by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She teaches creative writing at Portland State University.
The reading will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.
The Emerging Writers Series (EWS) brings early career poets and fiction writers each year to the campuses of UNLV and UNR to present public readings and student-centered craft talks.