WMU News

Author of 'Florida Poems' offers reading Wednesday

Jan. 30, 2003

KALAMAZOO -- Poet Campbell McGrath visits Western Michigan University for a reading of his works Wednesday, Feb. 5, beginning at 8:30 p.m. in room 1001 of Wood Hall.

Campbell McGrath is the author of five collections of poetry: Florida Poems (HarperCollins 2002), Road Atlas, Spring Comes to Chicago, American Noise and Capitalism. His awards include the Kingsley Tufts Prize and fellowships from the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations. McGrath teaches in the creative writing program at Florida International University in Miami.

The Spring 2003 Reading Series is sponsored by the Creative Writing Program in the WMU Department of English. Future readings in the series are:

Claudia Allen
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 8:30 p.m.
1301 Wood Hall

New Issues Press Reading
Featuring Myronn Hardy, Sarah Messer and Martha Serpas
Tuesday, March 11, 8:30 p.m.
1301 Wood Hall

Patricia Powell
Thursday, March 20, 8:30 p.m.
1301 Wood Hall

For more information, contact Arnie Johnston, chair of the Department of English at <arnie.johnston@wmich.edu> or call the department office at 269 387-2572.

Media contact: Thom Myers, 269 387-8400, thomas.myers@wmich.edu

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