Arts and Cultural

Admission: Open to the Public.
Location: Table Rock Room, Plemmons Student Center.
Photo by Miriam Berkley Thursday, September 28Fiction and Nonfiction AuthorRandall Kenan(Let the Dead Bury Their Dead; The Fire This Time; Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century) Craft Talk: Let Me Out of this Coffin: Lessons the Gothic Can Teach Us3:30-4:45 p.m.Table Rock Room Randall Kenan’s first novel, A Visitation of Spirits was published by Grove Press in 1989, and a collection of stories, Let the Dead Bury Their Dead, was published in 1992 by...
Admission: Open to the Public.
Location: Table Rock Room, Plemmons Student Center
Photo by Miriam Berkley Fiction and Nonfiction AuthorRandall Kenan(Let the Dead Bury Their Dead; The Fire This Time; Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century) Reading7:30 p.m.Table Rock RoomPlemmons Student Union   Randall Kenan’s first novel, A Visitation of Spirits was published by Grove Press in 1989, and a collection of stories, Let the Dead Bury Their Dead, was published in 1992 by Harcourt, Brace. That collection was nominated for the Los Angeles...
Admission: Free, and open to the public.
Location: Table Rock Room, Student Union
Susan Ludvigson is the author of Step Carefully in Night Grass, published by John F. Blair, as well as the following volumes, all from Louisiana State University Press: Northern Lights, The Swimmer, The Beautiful Noon of No Shadow, To Find the Gold, Everything Winged Must Be Dreaming, Trinity, Sweet Confluence: New and Selected Poems, and Escaping the House of Certainty. She has received prizes for the best poem published in a given year...
Admission: Open to the Public.
Location: Table Rock Room, Plemmons Student Center.
Thursday, October 5Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative WritingPoetSusan Ludvigson(Everything Winged Must Be Dreaming; Sweet Confluence: New and Selected Poems) Pre-Reading Reception6-7:15 p.m.Price Lake Room Plemmons Student Union Reading7:30 p.m.Table Rock Room Plemmons Student Union Susan Ludvigson is the author of Step Carefully in Night Grass, published by John F. Blair, as well as the following volumes, all from Louisiana State University Press: ...
Admission: Open to the Public.
Location: Table Rock Room, Plemmons Student Center.
Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative WritingPoetSusan Ludvigson(Everything Winged Must Be Dreaming; Sweet Confluence: New and Selected Poems) Pre-Reading Reception6-7:15 p.m.Price Lake Room Plemmons Student Union Thursday, October 5Reading7:30 p.m.Table Rock Room Plemmons Student Union Susan Ludvigson is the author of Step Carefully in Night Grass, published by John F. Blair, as well as the following volumes, all from Louisiana State University Press: ...
Admission: Open to the Public.
Location: Three Top Room, Plemmons Student Union.
PoetVivian Shipley(Perennial; All of Your Message Have Been Erased) November 2Craft Talk: The Poetry of Witness3:30-4:45 p.m.Three Top Room Vivian Shipley, Professor of Creative Writing at Southern Connecticut State University, is the recipient of the 2015 Hackney Literary Award for Poetry. Her tenth book, Perennial, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and was a 2016-17 Paterson Poetry Prize Finalist. Other recent books include The Poet (2015) and All of Your Message Have Been...
Admission: Open to the Public.
Location: Three Top Room, Plemmons Student Union.
PoetVivian Shipley(Perennial; All of Your Message Have Been Erased) November 2Reading7:30 p.m.Three Top RoomPlemmons Student Union Vivian Shipley, Professor of Creative Writing at Southern Connecticut State University, is the recipient of the 2015 Hackney Literary Award for Poetry. Her tenth book, Perennial, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and was a 2016-17 Paterson Poetry Prize Finalist. Other recent books include The Poet (2015) and All of Your Message Have Been Erased, (2010...


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