November 5, 2018
A reading and book signing by poet and memoirist Sandra Beasley, Monday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 PM in Allison Community Room. Free and open to the public.
Sandra Beasley is author of three poetry collections: Count the Waves; I Was the Jukebox, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize; and Theories of Falling, winner of the New Issues Poetry Prize. Honors for her work include a 2015 NEA Literature Fellowship, the Center for Book Arts Chapbook Prize, and three DCCAH Artist Fellowships. She is also the author of the memoir Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, which engages living with disability. In addition, Beasley is editor of the just-released anthology of poetry on Southern food, Vinegar and Char: Verse from the Southern Foodways Alliance. She lives in Washington, D.C., and is on the faculty of the low-residency MFA program at the University of Tampa. Open to the public. For further information, please contact 717-245-1347. Sponsored by the Department of Creative Writing