Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing Poet Susan Ludvigson (Everything Winged Must Be Dreaming; Sweet Confluence: New and Selected Poems): Pre-Reading Reception

Thursday, October 5
Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing
Poet
Susan Ludvigson

(Everything Winged Must Be Dreaming; Sweet Confluence: New and Selected Poems)

Pre-Reading Reception
6-7:15 p.m.
Price Lake Room Plemmons Student Union

Reading
7:30 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: Northern Lights, The Swimmer, The Beautiful Noon of No ShadowTo Find the GoldEverything Winged Must Be Dreaming, TrinitySweet Confluence: New and Selected Poems, and Escaping the House of Certainty. She has received prizes for the best poem published in a given year from Virginia Quarterly Review (1984), Gettysburg Review (2000), and the James Dickey Prize from Five Points (2016). Professor Ludvigson taught at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, from 1972-2002. Over the course of her career she has received grants and fellowships from the North Carolina Arts Council, the South Carolina Arts Commission, The Witter Bynner Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Fulbright Foundation, The Guggenheim Foundation, and The Rockefeller Foundation. She will serve as Appalachian State University‚Äôs 2017-18 Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professorship in Creative Writing.


Dates and Times

Date and Time Admission Location Map Link
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:15pm Open to the Public. Table Rock Room, Plemmons Student Center. n/a

The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

The Visiting Writers Series is named in honor of Hughlene Bostian Frank (class of 1968), a 2013 Appalachian Alumni Association Outstanding Service award recipient, past member of Appalachian's Board of Trustees, current board member of the ASU Foundation, and generous supporter of Appalachian State University. Honoring the late newspaperwoman and writer Rachel Rivers-Coffey, the Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professorship in Creative Writing annually sponsors the fall semester residency of...


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