Creative Writing Poetry Reading with Profs. Lynn Powell & Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers

Date, time, location

Monday, October 25, 2021
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Nancy Schrom Dye Lecture Hall

119 Woodland St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

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Please join the Creative Writing Program for a poetry reading, followed by a conversation about teaching and mentorship, with CRWR Profs. Lynn Powell and Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers.

Lynn Powell has published three books of poetry Old & New Testaments, The Zones of Paradise, and, most recently, Season of the Second Thought and a book of nonfiction, Framing Innocence. Her honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, the Brittingham Prize in Poetry, the Studs & Ida Terkel Award from The New Press, and four Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards.

Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers ’07 is the author of two poetry collections: The Tilt Torn Away from the Seasons (Acre Books, 2020), one of Boston Globe's Best Books of 2020; and Chord Box ( U of Arkansas Press, 2013), a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Her poems appear in POETRY, Waxwing, Boston Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, FIELD, Crazyhorse, Shenandoah, Bennington Review, and elsewhere. Her creative nonfiction can be found in Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best American Travel Writing, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, The Rumpus, and other journals. She is a former Kenyon Review Fellow.

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