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February 21, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jake Adam York Poetry Reading (Reading)
Jake Adam York is the visiting Thomas Chair professor for the 2011 Spring semester. He has published three books of poems: MURDER BALLADS (2005) winner of the Elixir Press Prize in Poetry, A MURMURATION OF STARLINGS (2008, Southern Illinois University Press), winner of the Crab Orchard Open Competition and the 2008 Colorado Book Award, and PERSONS UNKNOWN, (2010, Southern Illinois University Press), as well as a work of literary history: THE ARCHITECTURE OF ADDRESS: THE MONUMENT AND PUBLIC SPEECH IN AMERICAN POETRY (2005, Routledge). Originally from Alabama, he now lives in Denver where he is an associate professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at the University of Colorado Denver. He edits COPPER NICKEL with his students and colleagues and serves as a contributing editor for SHENANDOAH.
Location: Cheever Room, Finn House
Sponsor: Kenyon English Department
Contact: Barb Dupee
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