Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4:30pm
Goldwin Smith Hall, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium (132 GSH)
232 East Ave, Central Campus
Poet Julie Sheehan will read from her work to kick off the Spring 2018 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series.
Julie Sheehan is the author of three poetry collections: Bar Book: Poems & Otherwise, Orient Point, and Thaw. Other honors include a Whiting Writers’ Award, NYFA Fellowship in Poetry, Robert H. Winner prize from Poetry Society of America, and, from Paris Review, the Bernard F. Conners prize. Her poems have appeared in such magazines as The New Yorker, The New Republic, Parnassus, Kenyon Review, The Rumpus, Prairie Schooner and Yale Review, and such anthologies as The Best American Poetry, 180 More and Good Poems, American Places. Sheehan is on the core faculty of the MFA in Creative Writing program at Stony Brook Southampton and is the Distinguished Visiting Writer of the Cornell University Department of English for the Spring 2018 Semester.
Books by Sheehan will be available for purchase at the reading thanks to Ithaca's cooperative bookstore, Buffalo Street Books.
Book signing and free, catered reception in the English Lounge (258 Goldwin Smith Hall) will follow the reading.
Next up in the Zalaznick Reading Series:
The Richard Cleaveland Memorial Reading by fiction writer J. Robert Lennon & poet Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, February 8, 4:30 pm, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium (G70 Klarman Hall).
This event is sponsored by the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English