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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Edwin Torres and Felicia Zamora — Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize Reading

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Location: 210 McKenna Hall

There will be a reception at 6:15 PM in McKenna Hall.

 

Edwin Torres’ many books include Ameriscopia (University of Arizona Press), In the Function of External Circumstances (Nightboat Books), The All-Union Day Of The Shock Worker (Roof Books), Fractured Humorous (Subpress), and Onomalingua: noise songs and poetry

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Friday, April 6, 2018

1st Years MFA Reading

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Location: W 134 North Duncan Student Center

Christina Leo, Anne Malin Ringwalt,  & Lavinia Xu

Poetry & Fiction Reading

Christina graduated from Louisiana State University in 2015 with degrees in English and Mass Communication, concentrating in Creative Writing and Journalism, respectively. Once a student of oil painting and travel writing in Florence, Italy, she interned with LSU Press and Country Roads Magazine

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

SENS: Laura Betz

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The Seminar in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Studies (SENS) in the Department of English is pleased to announce its final presentation of the semester, "The Romantic Sonnet," by Laura Betz, Department of English. Please join us for the talk on Wednesday, April 11, at 5:00 pm in 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall, with discussion and conviviality to follow.…

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Johannes Goransson Reading Translations

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Goransson will  read from recent translations of Korean poet Kim Yideum, Aase Berg’s Hackers, Ann Jäderlund’s Which once had been meadow, Helena Boberg’s Sense Violence as well as an issue of the journal Interim that he just edited which features 20 contemporary Swedish poets.

Johannes Göransson is the author of eight books, including The Sugar Book

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

2018 Yusko Ward-Phillips Lecture: David Wallace

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Location: Eck Auditorium

David Wallace

The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2018 Yusko Ward-Phillips Lecturer is David Wallace, Judith Rodin Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Wallace's lecture, "Sacrifice Your Daughter: Coping with Catastrophe in Chaucer and the Book of Judges​,"

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Anaïs Duplan

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Anaïs Duplan is the author of a full-length poetry collection, Take This Stallion (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016) and a chapbook, Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus (Monster House Press, 2017). Her poems and essays have appeared in Hyperallergic, on PBS News Hour, the Academy of American Poets, Poetry Society of America, Fence, Boston Review, The Journal

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Friday, April 20, 2018

MFA 1st Year Reading Plus ND Alum

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Location: 620 Clinton St., South Bend

Jake Schepers, Trish Hartland, and Kim Swendson are combining their first MFA poetry reading with an art exhibition Friday April 20. They are reading/performing as a part of the local Homebody series, hosted by Myles Robertson at his home, 620 Clinton Ave in South Bend. Doors open at 7pm for exploring  the artwork made in collaboration between MFA-ers and other artists. The readings will be 8-9:30pm and include three MFA poets and local poet Sade Lanay

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Jeff VanderMeer

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

Jeff VanderMeer is the 2016-2017 Trias Writer-in-Residence for Hobart-William Smith College. His most recent fiction is the NYT-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy (Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance), which won the Shirley Jackson Award and Nebula Award. The trilogy made over 30 year’s best lists, including Entertainment Weekly’s top 10, and prompted the New Yorker

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