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Celebrating Creative Writing Faculty Books

April 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Celebrate the spring publication of new books by Creative Writing Program Professors Peter Campion, Douglas Kearney, Kathryn Nuernberger, and Kim Todd. The authors will read from and discuss their recent publications. Presented by English and Creative Writing.

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Associate Professor Campion has published four collections of poetry, including One Summer Evening at the Falls (University of Chicago Press) this spring. Campion is also the author of Radical as Reality: Form and Freedom in American Poetry (University of Chicago Press, 2019). He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other honors.

Assistant Professor Douglas Kearney is the author of seven books of poetry and essays, with the poetry collection Sho (Wave Books) published in April. A librettist, Kearney has had four operas staged; Sweet Land, produced in 2020, was reviewed in The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. His honors include the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Cy Twombly award.

Assistant Professor Kathryn Nuernberger has published two essay collections: The Witch of Eye (Sarabande Books) was released in February. She is also the author of three poetry collections, including Rue (BOA Editions, 2020). Nuernberger recieved a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship, among other awards.

Associate Professor Kim Todd this spring published her fourth book of nonfiction, Sensational: The Hidden History of America's “Girl Stunt Reporters” (Harper Collins). She has been recognized for her science and environment writing, including Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis (Harcourt, 2007).

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