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Living Writers Series: Douglas Kearney
November 21, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm | Kresge Town Hall
The writers in this series will present across multiple genres, to include poetry, fiction, criticism, and various hybrid genres. Each will explore ways that language tests thresholds of culture, race, nation, sex, gender, and desire through the creative imagination. Central to each will be how these thresholds are performed, tested, broken, clarified and complicated in their works.
Poet/performer/librettist Douglas Kearney’s second, full-length collection of poetry, The Black Automaton (Fence Books, 2009), was Catherine Wagner’s selection for the National Poetry Series. Red Hen Press will publish Kearney’s third collection, Patter, in 2014. He has received a Whiting Writers Award, a Coat Hanger award and fellowships at Idyllwild, Cave Canem, and others. He teaches at CalArts.
Location and Time: All Readings located at Kresge Town Hall 466 | 6-7:45pm
The Living Writers Series is co-sponsored by the Porter College George Hitchcock Poetry Fund, a Poets & Writers through the grant from the James Irvine Foundation, the Literature Department and the Creative Writing Program, Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Reading, and a Laurie Sain Creative Writing Endowment.