Wednesday, October 10, 2007 - 7:00pm


Who: Michael Ryan and Doreen Gildroy
What: Poetry Reading
Where: Portland State University, 1825 SW Broadway at Montgomery,
Smith Hall Room 333
When: Wednesday, October 10th at 7pm

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Doreen Gildroy's first book, The Little Field of Self (The University of Chicago Press, 2002), won the John C. Zacharis First Book Award from Ploughshares. Her second book, Human Love, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2005. Her poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Slate, TriQuarterly, and many other magazines.

Michael Ryan is Professor of English and Creative Writing at University of California, Irvine. He taught previously at the University of Iowa, Princeton University, the University of Virginia, and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. He has written four books of poems, an autobiography, a memoir, and a collection of essays about poetry and writing. His New and Selected
Poems was published by Houghton Mifflin and won the 2005 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His work has also won the Lenore Marshall Prize, a Whiting Writers Award, two National Endowment of the Arts Fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award, among many other distinctions, and his poems and essays have appeared regularly in The American Poetry Review, The Threepenny Review, The New Yorker, and many other magazines and anthologies over the last thirty-five years.

Lori Huskey
Literary Arts Coordinator
Portland State University