Sunday, February 10, 2008

Gwen Frostic Reading, Monday February 18

The Gwen Frostic Reading Series is proud to kick off its line-up this semester with a reading by esteemed poet Carl Phillips.

Phillips is the author of numerous books of poetry, most recently Quiver of Arrows: Selected Poems 1986-2006 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007) and Riding Westward (2006). His collection The Rest of Love (2004) won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Foundation Poetry Prize and the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Male Poetry, and was a finalist for the National Book Award. His other books include: Rock Harbor (2002); The Tether (2001), winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; Pastoral (2000), winner of the Lambda Literary Award; From the Devotions (1998), finalist for the National Book Award; Cort├ęge (1995), finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and In the Blood (1992), winner of the Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize. He is also the author of Coin of the Realm, a book of essays on poetry and poetics.

The reading will be at 8 pm at the Little Theatre. Please join us, invite your students, and help us spread the word.

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