Poetry Reading & Discussion
Thursday, February 1st
WSU-Pullman Campus, Elson Floyd Cultural Center
Kaveh Akbar is the founding editor of Divedapper. His poems appear recently in The New Yorker, Poetry, The New York Times, The Nation, and elsewhere. His first book, Calling a Wolf a Wolf, is just out with Alice James in the U.S. and Penguin in the U.K. The recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, and the Lucille Medwick Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, Kaveh was born in Tehran, Iran, and teaches in the MFA program at Purdue University and in the low-residency MFA program at Randolph College.
This event is co-sponsored by ASWSU.
The WSU Visiting Writer Series brings noted poets and writers of fiction and nonfiction to campus for creative readings, class visits, workshops, and collaborative exchanges across intellectual and artistic disciplines.
For more information about the series, please contact Kim Burwick.
Previous Visiting Writers:
University of Idaho, Institute for Pacific Northwest Studies