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150th Anniversary

Raymond Carver Reading Series: Bruce Smith

January 29, 2020 at 5:30pm6:30pm

Huntington Beard Crouse Hall (HBC), Gifford Auditorium

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Bruce Smith is the author of several books of poems, including  Spill (2018), Devotions (2011), Songs for Two Voices (2005), and The Other Lover (2000), a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. A “Discovery”/The Nation Award winner, Smith has received a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Foundation for the Arts. His work has appeared in Best American Poetry (2003 and 2004) and the 2009 Pushcart Prize anthology. Smith has been a co-editor of the Graham House Review and a contributing editor of Born Magazine. He has taught at the University of Alabama and Syracuse University.

The Raymond Carver Reading Series features twelve to fourteen prominent writers yearly as part of a large undergraduate class taught by TAs from the Creative Writing Program. All readings are preceded by a question and answer session that starts at 4:00 p.m. The public is welcome.

The readings have been recorded and are in the process of being made available online by Bird Library at SUrface.

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This event was published on January 16, 2020.


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