2008-2009 Academic Year

Language for a New Century April 16, 2009

Featuring Ravi Shankar and Tina Chang. Shankar and Chang read from their anthology Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond.

Jorie Graham March 12, 2009

Jorie Graham gave a public reading with a book signing and social to follow. This event was co-sponsored with Project LOGOS: The Center for Creative Writing.

Peace, Poetry and Politics Feb. 5, 2009

Featuring Brenda Hillman, Nick Flynn, and Fred Marchant.

Linda Gregg Nov. 19, 2008

Linda was the 2008 winner of the Sister Mariella Gable Prize for her poetry collection All of It Singing (2007)

Don Leeper Oct. 14, 2008

This event was called, "The Future of the Book." Don Leeper is President of BookMobile, a nationally recognized printer of scholarly and literary texts, and a recipient of the Kay Sexton Award.

Book Arts Papermaking Class Oct. 18, 2008

Featuring Mary Hark, papermaker. Using plant materials gathered from the local environment, participants made papers with unique and beautiful textures and rich, natural color.

Li-Young Lee Oct. 30, 2008

Poet Li-Young Li gave a public reading with a book signing and social. This event was co-sponsored with Project LOGOS: The Center for Creative Writing.