Andrea Hollander (Georgia Poetry Circuit) campus visit & reading
In conjunction with The Georgia Poetry Circuit, The Department of Writing and Linguistics is pleased to announce that poet Andrea Hollander will be giving a public reading of her poetry on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 7 to 8 p.m. A question and answer session will follow the readings. Hollander will also be giving a craft talk at 3:30 p.m. in Newton 1114. These events are free and open to the public, and books will be available for purchase before and after the reading.
Andrea Hollander is the author of four full-length poetry collections: Landscape with Female Figure: New & Selected Poems, a finalist for the Oregon Book Award; Woman in the Painting; The Other Life; and House Without a Dreamer, which won the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize. Other honors include a 2013 Oregon Literary Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize for prose memoir, the D. H. Lawrence Fellowship, the Runes Poetry Prize, two poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and two from the Arkansas Arts Council. Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous anthologies, college textbooks, and literary journals. For twenty-two years she served as the Writer-in-Residence at Lyon College, where she was awarded the Lamar Williamson Prize for Excellence in Teaching. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she teaches workshops at the Attic Institute and Mountain Writers Series.
For more information about The Georgia Poetry Circuit at Georgia Southern University, please contact Christina Olson.
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