Writers Series: Michael Collier
|Location:||Memorial Union Building - Theatre II
Thursday, October 10, 2013
College of Liberal Arts (COLA),Public
Thursday October 10, 5pm Mub 2
Sponsored by the Frederick Hyde Hibberd "88 Fund
Michael Collier’s most recent collection of poems is An Individual History (2012). The Ledge (2000) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He co-edited, with Charles Baxter and Edward Hirsch, A William Maxwell Portrait and has published a translation of Euripides’s Medea as well as a collection of essays, Make Us Wave Back. He has received Guggenheim and Thomas Watson fellowships, two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, a "Discovery"/The Nation Award, the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America, and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2001–2004, he teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Maryland and is the director of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.
The UNH Writers Series is sponsored and organized by the Department of English. The Series is made possible through the support of the MacArthur/Simic and Edmund G. Miller Funds.
Free and open to the public.
Call 603-862-1313 for more info.