Join the Portland State MFA program for a poetry reading by Paulann Petersen, Oregon´s new Poet Laureate, and Vern Rutsala, poet and Lewis & Clark professor emeritus. The event is December 15, 7:00 p.m., in 228 SMU.
Paulann Petersen, Oregon´s 6th Poet Laureate, is the author of four full-length books, four chapbooks, and she has won an array of awards. Vern Rutsala taught at Lewis & Clark College for more than 40 years before retiring in 2004. Educated at Reed College and the Iowa Writers´ Workshop, he has published 17 books.
Paulann Petersen (left) and Vern Rutsala (right)
Sponsored by the Oregon State Poetry Association and the MFA Creative Writing Program.