Poets Alan Michael Parker and Joy Katz to give reading Tuesday, October 9th, 7:30 p.m., Media Room

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 7:30 PM
Media Room

Acclaimed poets Alan Michael Parker and Joy Katz will read together Tuesday evening, October 9th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Media Room. The event is sponsored by the NEH Fund, The W&J Humanities Fund, and the English Department. Parker is the author of seven collections of poems including the just-released Long Division, published by Tupelo Press in September 2012. He is Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Davidson College. Joy Katz is the author of three poetry collections: The Garden Room (Tupelo), Fabulae (Southern Illinois), and All You Do is Perceive (Four Way, 2013), a National Poetry Series finalist. Her honors include an NEA fellowship, a Stegner fellowship, and a Pushcart residency at Jentel. She teaches in the graduate writing programs at Carlow University and Chatham University and lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and young son. The event is free and open to the public.