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Homecoming: Four Pitt Alumni Poets Reading at PCWS

Date: 
Apr 5 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Jennifer Kwon Dobbs is the author of Paper Pavilion, a recipient of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize and the New England Poetry Club’s Sheila Motton Book Award; Notes from a Missing Person, and the forthcoming Interrogation Room. She has received grants from the Daesan Foundation, Intermedia Arts, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. She's currently co-editing an anthology of auto-critical writing. She teaches at St. Olaf College, where she is an associate professor of English and director of the Race and Ethnic Studies Program. Jonathan Moody, a Cave Canem graduate fellow, is the author of The Doomy Poems and Olympic Butter Gold, which won the 2014 Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize. Kristin Naca’s collection, Bird Eating Bird, a National Poetry Series winner, was a finalist for the Lambda Literary and Publisher's Triangle Awards.  She has been awarded fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and Bread Loaf. She teaches in the Macondo Writers Workshop, founded by Sandra CisnerosAaron Smith is the author of three books of poetry: Blue on Blue Ground, winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, Appetite, a finalist for Paterson Poetry Prize and an NPR Best Book, and Primer. His chapbooks are Men in Groups and What's Required, a winner of the Frank O'Hara Prize. A three-time finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, he is the recipient of grants from the Vermont Studio and the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Location and Address: 
University Club Gold Room, 123 University Place, Pittsburgh PA 15260
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