The Mock Turtle Reading Series

The Mock Turtle Reading Series

Meet N Greet Turtle
Saturday, March 31, 2018 . 6 PM
Artwork provided by The Mock Turtle Reading Series.

Event Attributes

The Mock Turtle is a monthly reading series hosted by students from the University of Maryland’s MFA Program in Creative Writing where current MFA students and alums from UMD, as well as students from DMV-area MFA programs, can share their writing with their peers and the public. The series aims to create a sense of community among writers and lovers of literature.

The March 31 event will feature the following writers:


  • Carlos Chism (University of Maryland)
  • Mary Winsor (George Mason University)
  • Sean van der Heijden (George Mason University)
  • Michelle Orabona (George Mason University)
  • Melody Tootoonchi (American University)


  • Pierce Brown (University of Maryland)
  • Katy Day (University of Maryland)
  • Amanda Allen (University of Maryland)
  • Bailey Blumenstock (American University)
  • Jordan Bissell (American University)