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Visit with Poet Mary Biddinger

2024-03-23 13:00:00 2024-03-23 14:00:00 America/New_York Visit with Poet Mary Biddinger Reed Memorial Library - Jenkins Room

Saturday, March 23
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-23 13:00:00 2024-03-23 14:00:00 America/New_York Visit with Poet Mary Biddinger Akron-based poet and University of Akron professor of English will read from her recent poetry and prose, and discuss her new essay collection on self-care for writers. Reed Memorial Library - Jenkins Room

Reed Memorial Library

Jenkins Room

Akron-based poet and University of Akron professor of English will read from her recent poetry and prose, and discuss her new essay collection on self-care for writers.

Mary Biddinger will read from her recent poetry and prose, and will discuss the new essay collection A Mollusk Without a Shell: Essays on Self-Care for Writers, which she edited with Julie Brooks Barbour.

Mary Biddinger’s latest poetry collections are Partial Genius: Prose Poems and Department of Elegy, both with Black Lawrence Press. She is also the co-editor, with Julie Brooks Barbour, of A Mollusk Without a Shell: Essays on Self-Care for Writers, which will be published by the University of Akron Press in spring 2024. Biddinger’s poems have appeared in a variety of journals including Diode, The Laurel Review, and Pithead Chapel, and have been featured on Poetry Daily and The Slowdown. Biddinger’s flash fiction has been published in Always Crashing, DIAGRAM, Gone Lawn, and Southern Indiana Review, among others. She has received awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Ohio Arts Council, and Cleveland Arts Prize. Biddinger is Professor and Chair of English at the University of Akron, where she teaches in the NEOMFA program and serves as poetry editor for the University of Akron Press.

Event limited to 50 people. 

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Author |

TAGS: | Ages 14 - 18 | Adult |

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