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November 9th, 2018

  • Layli Long Soldier 5:30pm: A Poetry Reading by Layli Long Soldier

    Layli Long Soldier holds a B.F.A. from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an M.F.A. from Bard College. Her poems have appeared in  POETRYMagazine, The New York Times,The American PoetThe American ReaderThe Kenyon Review Online, BOMB and elsewhere. She is the recipient of an NACF National Artist Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a Whiting Award, and was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award. Most recently, she received the 2018 PEN/Jean Stein Award and the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award. She is the author of Chromosomory (Q Avenue Press, 2010) and WHEREAS (Graywolf Press, 2017). She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

February 7th, 2019

  • Natalie Diaz 6:00pm: A Poetry Reading by Natalie Diaz
    Natalie Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California, on the banks of the Colorado River. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Tribe. Her first poetry collection, When My Brother Was an Aztec, was published by Copper Canyon Press. She is a Lannan Literary Fellow and a Native Arts Council Foundation Artist Fellow. She was awarded a Bread Loaf Fellowship, the Holmes National Poetry Prize, a Hodder Fellowship, and a PEN/Civitella Ranieri Foundation Residency, as well as being awarded a US Artists Ford Fellowship. Diaz teaches at the Arizona State University Creative Writing MFA program. 

April 1st, 2019

  • Fady Joudah 6:00pm: A Poetry Reading by Fady Joudah
    Fady Joudah has published four collections of poems, The Earth in the AtticAlight, a book-long sequence of short poems composed on a cell phone, Textu, whose meter is cellphone character count; and, most recently, Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance. He has translated several collections of poetry from Arabic. He was a winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 2007 and has received a PEN Translation Award, a Banipal/Times Literary Supplement Prize from the UK, the Griffin Poetry Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Houston, with his wife and kids, where he practices internal medicine.

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  • shagouryRuth Shagoury, Mary Stuart Rogers professor of education, blogs about literature for children, offering recommendations about favorite books and ideas for instilling in kids a love of reading. Go

  • Doug Erickson thumbDoug Erickson, head of Special Collections and college archivist, blogs mines the Internet for interesting articles about the book world to present a glimpse into the literary happenings of society. Go

  • roxannekohlRoxanne (Kohl) Davidson M.Ed. in School Counseling ’05 blogs and video blogs about bibliotherapy and the healing power of books in childrens’ lives. She reviews contemporary books that help kids through many different issues, offering a great resource for anyone working with children. Go

  • paulstoutonghiPauls Toutonghi, assistant professor of English, blogs about writing, teaching, and current events. Go

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