Spring Frostic Series begins with poet Carl Phillips
Feb. 13, 2008
KALAMAZOO--Poet Carl Phillips offers the first reading in the Gwen Frostic Reading Series for spring semester beginning at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in the Little Theatre. All readings in the series are open to the public free of charge.
Phillips is the author of numerous books of poetry, most recently "Quiver of Arrows: Selected Poems 1986-2006" and "Riding Westward" (2006). His collection "The Rest of Love" (2004) won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Foundation Poetry Prize and the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Male Poetry, and was a finalist for the National Book Award.
His other books include: "Rock Harbor" (2002); "The Tether" (2001), winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; "Pastoral" (2000), winner of the Lambda Literary Award; "From the Devotions" (1998), finalist for the National Book Award; "Cortege" (1995), finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and "In the Blood" (1992), winner of the Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize.
Spring 2008 Frostic Reading Series
Monday, Feb. 18, poet Carl Phillips
*Due to a schedule conflict, the date and location of Lisa Kron's reading was changed to Monday, Feb. 25, at the Epic Center Theatre, 359 S.Kalamazoo Mall.
All readings are at 8 p.m. in the Little Theatre, which is located at the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Street on Western Michigan University's East Campus. There is free off-street parking behind the theatre.
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