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May  22

Michael McGriff

Please join us for a reading by former Stegner Fellow and former Jones Lecturer, Michael McGriff

Event Details:

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Hume Writing Center, Margaret Jacks Hall (click here for map)

Bio:

Michael McGriff was born and raised in Coos Bay, Oregon. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from The Poetry Foundation, and a Michener Fellowship from the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Choke (Traprock Books, 2006) and Dismantling the Hills (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008), which won the 2007 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize. He is also the co-translator (with Mikaela Grassl) of Tomas Tranströmer’s The Sorrow Gondola (Green Integer, 2010) and editor of To Build My Shadow a Fire: The Poetry and Translations of David Wevill (Truman State University Press, 2010). His most recent book is Home Burial (Copper Canyon Press, 2012). He is the co-founder and co-editor of Tavern Books. His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Slate, The Believer, and Poetry, among other publications.