April 23, 2020
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The Kenyon Review welcomes poet and former KR Fellow Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers to campus for an afternoon reading, Q&A and book signing.
Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers‘s new collection of poems, "The Tilt Torn Away from the Seasons", will be out in February 2020 from Acre Books, an imprint housed at the University of Cincinnati and The Cincinnati Review. She also wrote "Chord Box" (University of Arkansas Press, 2013), finalist for both the Miller Williams Prize and the Lambda Literary Award. Her poems appear in The Missouri Review, Boston Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Bennington Review, FIELD, Guernica, Washington Square Review, Blackbird, The Journal, Crazyhorse, Hayden’s Ferry Review, AGNI Online, Crab Orchard Review, StorySouth, and many others. Her creative nonfiction appears in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017, Best American Travel Writing 2017, The Missouri Review, The Journal, The Rumpus, LitHub, Prairie Schooner and The Hong Kong Review.
Rogers has held teaching positions at Cornell University, Tulane University, the Bard Early College New Orleans, George Mason University and here at Kenyon during her time as a Kenyon Review Fellow. Most recently, Rogers was the Murphy Visiting Fellow in English-Creative Writing at Hendrix College. She is a contributing editor for the Kenyon Review and a volunteer for the Veterans’ Writing Project. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her wife and baby.
Wednesday, March 18 at 4:30pm
Cheever Room in Finn House
102 West Wiggin Street, Gambier, OH 43022