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Grand Valley State University

GVSU Writers Series: Faculty Readings by Patricia Clark and Chris Haven

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
4:00 PM

Cook-DeWitt Center, Allendale Campus

Literary Arts

Patricia Clark is poet-in-residence and professor in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley. She is the author of four books of poetry: Sunday Rising, She Walks Into the Sea; My Father on a Bicycle; and North of Wondering. Her poetry has appeared in magazines such as The Atlantic Monthly, Slate, Poetry, Mississippi Review, The Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Pennsylvania Review, North American Review, Seattle Review, and Iowa Woman. She has also co-edited an anthology of contemporary women writers called Worlds in Our Words, and served as the poet laureate of Grand Rapids, from 2005-2007.

Chris Haven's poetry and fiction appears or is forthcoming in a number of journals including Threepenny Review, Hunger Mountain, Blackbird, The Normal School, Arts & Letters, Copper Nickel, Slice, Seneca Review, and The New York Quarterly. He is an associate professor in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley, where he is the editor of Wake: Great Lakes Thought & Culture. He'll be reading from his novel-in-progress Frail My Heart, a literary mystery set in Oklahoma in 1955.

Open to the public with free admission. For more information about the GVSU Writers Series contact Caitlin Horrocks in the Writing Department at (616) 331-8022.