Event: Poets ROBYN SCHIFF and KATY LEDERER will be reading!
When: October 30, 2008
Where: SMU 238
Hi writers, readers, students, professors, lovers of letters, etc, etc,
TOMORROW, Thursday night, 7 pm, SMU 238, poets ROBYN SCHIFF and KATY
LEDERER will be reading!
FRIDAY, 11-12:30, Robyn and Katy will sit down with us in the snug English Conference Room, NH 407, and answer questions and carry on conversations while enjoying coffee and cookies.
Ms. Schiff is the author of two poetry collections, Worth and Revolver. She earned an M.A. in Medieval Studies from University of Bristol, England, and also earned an *MFA from The University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize many times, and earned The
Brown Foundation Fellows Residence Program at the Dora Maar House in Menerbes, France, and the Black Warrior Review Literary Award; she was also a finalist for the ForeWord Book of the Year Awards, Fence Books Alberta Prize, Alice James Books New England/New York Award.
Ms. Lederer is the author of the memoir, Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers, and poetry collections, Imago (in progress), The Heaven-Sent Leaf, and Winter Sex. Lederer earned her MFA from The University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop and has earned such awards as The MacDowell Colony Fellowship in Poetry, The New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, Yaddo Fellowships in Poetry, Esquire Magazine Best Books of 2003, Barnes & Noble Best Memoirs of 2003, Publishers Weekly Best Non-fiction Books of 2003, Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection for Poker Face, St. Paul's School Schlesinger Fellow in Poetry, and several Pushcart
Copies of their books will be for sale.