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Department of English Visiting Writer Series

Visiting Writer Series

Spring 2018

Kaveh Akbar

Poetry Reading & Discussion

Thursday, February 1st
5:30 p.m.
WSU-Pullman Campus, Elson Floyd Cultural Center

 

Kaveh Akbar is the founding editor of Divedapper. His poems appear recently in The New YorkerPoetryThe New York TimesThe 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.

About

 

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.

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Previous Visiting Writers:

Ted Tremper

Greg Glazner

Pam Houston

Stephen Blackmoore

Sharman Apt Russell

Kevin Willmott

Rebecca Gayle Howell

Brenda Hillman

Rick Bass

William Cronon

W. Scott Olson

Rebecca Brown

Cecil Giscombe

Kathleen Flenniken

David Gates

Eileen Myles

Afaa Michael Weaver

Ilya Kaminsky

Donald Revell

Claudia Keelan

Kevin Goodan

Rolf Potts

David Huddle

Galway Kinnell

Anne Waldman

Hoa Nguyen

Kate Greenstreet

Kaia Sand

Marilyn Chin

Xi Chuan

Rusty Morrison

Maryrose Larkin

Willis Barnstone

Ceiridwen Terrill

Ted Tremper

Dinah Lenney

Marcia Parlow

Terry Tempest Williams

Brooke Williams

Stephanie Lenox

H.K. Hummel

Justin Torres

Eileen Pollack