Poet Kathleen Peirce will read from her work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, for Washington University’s Writing Program in the Department of English in Arts & Sciences.
The event, sponsored as part of The Writing Program’s spring Reading Series, is free and open to the public and takes place in Hurst Lounge, Room 201, Duncker Hall.
Duncker Hall is located at the northwest corner of Brookings Quadrangle. A reception and book signing will immediately follow. For more information, call (314) 935-7130 or e-mail David Schuman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peirce is the author of four books of poems: Mercy (1991), Divided Touch, Divided Color (1995), The Oval Hour (1999) and The Ardors (2004).
Her numerous awards include the Associated Writing Programs Prize, The Iowa Book Award and The William Carlos Williams Award. She has received fellowships from the Whiting Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts and The Guggenheim Foundation.
Peirce graduated from the Iowa Writers Workshop in 1988. For the past 18 years, she has taught poetry in the MFA Program at Texas State University in San Marcos. She lives in Wimberley, Texas.
WHO: Poet Kathleen Peirce
WHAT: Reading from her work
WHEN: 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10
WHERE: Hurst Lounge, Room 201 Duncker Hall
COST: Free and open to the public
SPONSOR: Washington University’s Writing Program Reading Series
INFORMATION: (314) 935-7130 or email@example.com
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