“A Metaphysician in the Dark”: A Poetry Reading

Featuring the work of Keene State College English faculty

Monday, April 18, 2016
4:00 PM
Student Center, Room 309


William Doreski ‘s  most recent book of poetry is The Suburbs of Atlantis (2013). He has published three critical studies, including Robert Lowell’s Shifting Colors. His essays, poetry, fiction, and reviews have appeared in many journals.

Jeff Friedman has published six poetry collections, five with Carnegie Mellon University Press, including Pretenders (2014), Working in Flour (2011) and Black Threads (2008). His poems, mini stories and translations have appeared in numerous literary magazines.  Dzvinia Orlowsky’s and his translation of Memorials by Polish Poet Mieczslaw Jastrun was published by Lavender Ink/Dialogos in August 2014. Friedman and Orlowsky were awarded an NEA Literature Translation Fellowship for 2016.

Kathleen Fagley’s chapbook, How you Came to Me, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2012. Her poetry has appeared in many journals and her critical essay on Jean Valentine’s poetry was included in in the 2012 publication Jean Valentine: This-World Company (University of Michigan Press.)

Jack Hitchner’s most recent poetry collection, Pieces of Life Between Latitudes, was published in 2015. In addition to several poems and stories appearing in literary magazines, he has also published two poetry chapbooks, Not Far from Here and Seasons and Shadows; a story collection (How Far Away, How Near); and a novel, The Acolyte.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Kirsti Sandy, Chair, Department of English (ksandy@keene.edu

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