As the residency nears its end, we celebrate the work of our students alongside the final faculty and visiting writer presentations.
"Structure and Arrangement of Collections of Poems and Essays" - Peter Campion and Bob Cowser, Jr.1-2:30 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University
Second-Year Student ReadingTed Kluck, Jeff Mongold, Sarah Freligh, Cheryl Lapp, Doug Rutledge, Charity Reed, Jay Langley, Amber Anderson, and Gawaine Johnson
4:30-5:30 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University
Graduating Student ReadingKristen Fisher, Kim Whitaker, Jeff Muse, Angela Hendershot, Justin Bessler, Jackie Kalbli, Vana Plaisance, Casey Rusinowski, Kim Ghaphery, Ryan Johnson, and Jen Ochstein
7 p.m., Schar College of Education, Room 138, Ashland University
Coming Tomorrow: Garrett Hongo and More Graduating Student Readings
About Today's Presenters:
Peter Campion is the author of The Lions: Poems (University of Chicago Press, 2009), winner of the 2010 Larry Levis Reading Prize, Other People, (University of Chicago Press, 2005) and Mitchell Johnson (Terrence Rogers Fine Art, 2004). He was the 2009 recipient of the Rome Fellowship in Literature from The American Academy of Arts and Letters and has held a George Starbuck Lectureship at Boston University, as well as a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lecturership at Stanford University. His poetry and prose have appeared recently in The Boston Globe, Modern Painters, The New Republic, Parnassus, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Tikkun, The Yale Review and elsewhere. His monograph on the painter Joseph McNamara was published by The Seven Bridges Foundation. He has published catalog essays on such painters as Terry St. John, Kim Frohsin, Eric Aho, and Siddharth Parasnis. He won a Pushcart Prize in 2008.
Campion is the editor of the journal Literary Imagination. He is currently Assistant Professor of English at University of Minnesota.