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Helen Zell Writers' Mark Webster Reading Series

  • University of Michigan Museum of Art Ann Arbor, MI United States (map)

The Webster Reading Series showcases the work of poets and fiction writers in their second year of the Helen Zell Writers' Program at the University of Michigan. 

The third installment of the 2016-2017 Mark Webster Reading Series will feature fiction by Clarisse Baleja Saïdi (introduced by Kristen Roupenian) and poetry by Courtney Faye Taylor (introduced by Young Eun Yook). 

Clarisse Baleja Saïdi is from Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. She was born and raised in Côte d’Ivoire and writes of home(s) and faithfulness, of the personal and the political.

Courtney Faye Taylor was a finalist in the 2015 Agnes Scott College Writers’ Festival Contest and the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her work appears in Witness. She lives in North Carolina.

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