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C.G. Hanzlicek (Georgia Poetry Circuit poet) campus visit & reading

In conjunction with The Georgia Poetry Circuit, the Department of Writing and Linguistics is pleased to announce that poet C.G. Hanzlicek will be giving a public reading of his poetry on Tuesday, November 4, at 7 p.m. in COBA 1124. The reading is free and open to the public.

Hanzlicek received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1964 and an M.F.A. from the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa in 1966. He is the author of eight books of poetry including Living in It, A Dozen for Leah, Mahler: Poems and Etchings, Against Dreaming, and, most recently, The Cave: Selected and New Poemswhich appeared in 2001 from University of Pittsburgh Press. He has translated Native American Songs, A Bird’s Companion, and Mirroring: Selected Poems of Vladimir Holan, which won the Robert Payne Award from the Columbia University Translation Center in 1985. His work has appeared in over a dozen anthologies and in many journals, including Poetry, Kenyon Review, Southern Review, North American Review, Hudson Review, and Iowa Review. In the summer of 2001, he retired from California State University, Fresno, where he taught for 35 years and was for most of those years the Director of the Creative Writing Program.

The Department of Writing and Linguistics is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Georgia Southern’s College of the Creative Mind. CLASS prepares its students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity, and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, nations, and world.

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