Dantiel W. Moniz, a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” honoree and the Pushcart Prize-winning author of Milk Blood Heat, reads from her work alongside several creative writing seniors. The C.K. Williams Reading Series showcases senior thesis students of the Program in Creative Writing with established writers as special guests.

Tickets & Details

The reading is free and open to the public. No tickets or advance registration required.


Get directions and find venue information for the Drapkin Studio, located on the second floor of the Lewis Arts complex.

COVID-19 Guidance + Updates

Per Princeton University policy, all guests must either be fully vaccinated, or have recently tested negative (via PCR within 72 hours or via rapid antigen test within 8 hours of the scheduled visit) and be prepared to show proof if asked, or wear a face covering when indoors and around others.


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About Dantiel Moniz

dantiel moniz sits in profile with head resting on chin, showing colorful tattoo on right shoulder

Dantiel W. Moniz. Photo by Jason D. Moniz

Dantiel W. Moniz is the recipient of a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” Award, a Pushcart Prize, a MacDowell Fellowship, and the Alice Hoffman Prize for Fiction. Her debut collection, Milk Blood Heat, is the winner of a Florida Book Award and was a finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Award, the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Prize, and the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, as well as longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Harper’s Bazaar, American Short Fiction, Tin House, and elsewhere. Moniz teaches fiction as an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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  • Program in Creative Writing