April 29, 2011
The Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies 2011-12, Poets&Scholars, is having a two Preview/Promo events on Wed. April 27.
P.S. Poets&Scholars Lunchtime Reading Series
This is the first in a monthly series in which English department students and faculty share their own poetry and favorite poems by others.
Location: Atwood Library
Time: noon (light lunch provided)
Participants Roger Reeves, Liz Cullingford, Meta duEwa Jones, and Lisa Moore
Door Prize: An autographed manuscript (handwritten) copy of an original poem by Roger Reeves!
Evening poetry reading with
Eileen Myles and Hoa Nguyen
Location: Black Box Theater, new Student Activities Center (beside Gregory Gym)
Time: 5-7 p.m.
- Born in Saigon and raised in Washington, D.C., Hoa Nguyen is author of Red Juice, Hecate Lochia, six other books and chapbooks and co-editor of Skanky Possum. She has been teaching creative writing in Austin for 12 years.
- Eileen Myles was born in Boston and moved to New York in 1974. Her Inferno (a poet’s novel) is just out from OR books. For her collection of essays, The Importance of Being Iceland, she received a Warhol/Creative Capital grant. Sorry Tree is her most recent book of poems. In 2010 the Poetry Society of America awarded Eileen the Shelley Prize. She is a Prof. Emeritus of Writing at UC San Diego. She lives in New York.
We hope to see you there!