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Past Events


Visiting Writers Series Presents Lisa Russ Spaar

Thursday, February 22, 2018 7:30 PM
Johnson Center, George's (3rd Floor)

Spaar is the author/editor of over ten books of poetry and criticism, including Monticello in Mind: 50 Contemporary Poems on Jefferson and Orexia: Poems, her fifth full-length poetry collection.

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Visiting Writers Series Presents Jeannie Vanasco

Thursday, February 15, 2018 7:30 PM
Johnson Center, George's (3rd Floor)

Vanasco is the author of The Glass Eye: A Memoir, featured by Poets & Writers as one of the five best literary nonfiction debuts of 2017 and selected as a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick, an Indies Introduce Pick, and an Indie Next Pick.

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Visiting Writers Series Presents Okey Ndibe

Thursday, February 8, 2018 7:30 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1203

Ndibe is the author of the novels Foreign Gods, Inc. and Arrows of Rain, and of the memoir, Never Look an American in the Eye: Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian American.

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Visiting Writers Series Presents Hannah Tinti

Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:30 PM
Johnson Center, George's, 3rd Floor

Hannah Tinti’s short story collection Animal Crackers was a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway award. Her first novel, The Good Thief, is a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and winner of the The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. Her newest novel, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, was published in March 2017. She is the co-founder of the magazine One Story and for 14 years was Editor in Chief. In 2014 One Story won the AWP Prize for Best Small Press.  There will be a reception preceding the reading at 7:00pm at the same venue.

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Visiting Writers Series Presents Myung Mi Kim

Thursday, November 9, 2017 7:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room B, 3rd Floor

Myung Mi Kim’s poetry collections include Under Flag (1991), winner of the Multicultural Publishers Exchange Award of Merit; The Bounty (1996); DURA (1999); Commons (2002); River Antes (2006); and Penury (2009). She has taught at San Francisco State University and in the Poetics Program at SUNY Buffalo, where she is the James H. McNulty Chair of English. There will be a reception at 7:00, before the reading, in the JC West Lounge.

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