The MFA in Creative Writing Program, Oyez Review, and the Department of Humanities are hosting a reading by Ling Ma on Monday, February 18 at 5 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, Auditorium Building, room 244 Spertus Lounge. Ling Ma is the author of Severance, one of the most critically acclaimed books of 2018. It was the winner of last year’s Kirkus Prize, a New York Times Notable Book, and was named to best books lists by Electric Literature, AV Club, Jezebel, Vulture, and many more. Ling Ma lives in Chicago, and teaches at the University of Chicago. This event is free and open to all members of the Roosevelt community and to the public.