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Visiting Writers Series with Gabrielle Calvocoressi
Start Date: 1/31/2019Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 1/31/2019End Time: 9:00 PM

Event Description:
Visiting Writers Series with Gabrielle Calvocoressi

The 2018-19 Purdue University Literary Reading Series presents author Gabrielle Calvocoressi on Thursday, January 31st at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert E. Heine Pharmacy Building, Room 172, on the Purdue campus. Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart, Apocalyptic Swing (a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize), and Rocket Fantastic, winner of the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry. The recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including a Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship from Stanford University; a Rona Jaffe Woman Writer's Award; a Lannan Foundation residency in Marfa, TX; the Bernard F. Conners Prize from The Paris Review; and a residency from the Civitella di Ranieri Foundation, among others. Calvocoressi is an Editor at Large at Los Angeles Review of Books, and Poetry Editor at Southern Cultures. Works in progress include a non-fiction book entitled, The Year I Didn't Kill Myself and a novel, The Alderman of the Graveyard. Calvocoressi teaches at UNC Chapel Hill and lives in Carrboro, NC, where joy, compassion, and social justice are at the center of their personal and poetic practice. Q&A to be hosted by Sycamore Review in WTHR 320 at 4:30pm.
Contact Information:
Name: John Milas
Phone: 217-722-0608
Additional Information
When: Jan. 31
Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Where: RHPH, Rm. 172

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