Friday, February 7, 2014

Heather Christle Reading

What: Heather Christle Poetry Reading and Discussion
Date: Thursday, 13 February 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Location: Case Western Reserve University
Room: Clarke Hall, Room 206 (map)

In conjunction with the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, the Helen B. Sharnoff Poetry Fund, and the SAGES and English Departments, please join us for an evening of poetry with Heather Christle.

Christle will read from her collection The Trees The Trees (Octopus Books, 2011), as well as other work. Her performance will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

This event is free and open to the public.

It would be very much appreciated if you could spread this announcement and/or word of the event over the course of the next few days.

Heather Christle is the author of What Is Amazing (Wesleyan University Press, 2012), The Difficult Farm (Octopus Books, 2009), and The Trees The Trees (Octopus Books, 2011), which won the 2012 Believer Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in publications including Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The New Yorker, and The Best American Poetry. She has taught poetry at Antioch College, Sarah Lawrence College, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Emory University, where she was the 2009-2011 Poetry Writing Fellow. She is the Web Editor for jubilat and frequently a writer in residence at the Juniper Summer Writing Institute. A native of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, she lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

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