[Libs-Or] Poetry Reading: Mary Szybist & Michele Glazer

Katie Anderson anderson_katie at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Tue Sep 29 11:24:21 PDT 2009

Poet Mary Szybist, recipient of a 2009 Witter Bynner Award, will be reading with Michele Glazer.

Lewis & Clark College 
Monday, October 5, 7:00 p.m.
Albany Quadrangle, Smith Hall

Szybist, assistant professor of English at Lewis & Clark, is the author of Granted (2003), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. This year, she received one of two Witter Bynner Awards, selected by Poet Laureate Kay Ryan for the Library of Congress. Szybist also recently received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She earned her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Glazer is associate professor and director of creative writing at Portland State University. Her books are Aggregate of Disturbances (2004) and It Is Hard to Look at What We Came to Think We'd Come to See (1997). Her awards include the Richard Hugo Chair in Poetry at the University of Montana and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. She also received her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. 

The reading is sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, the Oregon Center for the Book, the Witter Bynner Foundation, and Lewis & Clark College. 

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us, 503-378-2528
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