Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing Poet Susan Ludvigson - Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing Poet Susan Ludvigson - Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

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.

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)

7:30 p.m.
Table Rock Room Plemmons Student Union

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

Craft Talk: Issues of Voice
3:30-4:45
Table Rock Room



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