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Reading by poet Julie Sheehan: the Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series

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, ParnassusKenyon ReviewThe RumpusPrairie Schooner, and Yale Review; and such anthologies as The Best American Poetry, 180 More, andGood Poems, American Places. Sheehan is on the core faculty of the MFA in Creative Writing program at Stony Brook Southampton and is the Zalaznick Distinguished Visiting Writer of the Cornell University Department of English for Spring 2018.

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


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