College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Faculty reading by Professors Amorak Huey and Caitlin Horrocks

Date: January 28, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Cook DeWitt

CLAS 10th anniversary celebration is pleased to announce the  GVSU Visiting Writers Series 2013-2014

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 – GVSU Faculty Reading

Professors Amorak Huey and Caitlin Horrocks

7.00 p.m., Cook DeWitt 

Amorak is Assistant Professor of Writing at Grand Valley State University. His poetry appears and is forthcoming in numerous print and online journals, including Oxford American, The Southern Review, Indiana Review, Crab Orchard Review, PANK, Poet Lore, Atlanta Review, Contrary, Linebreak and Spitball. He recently completed a collection of poems inspired by the blues. Amorak has worked for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat; the Courier-Journal of Louisville; The News-Enterprise of Hardin County, Ky.; the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader; and The Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press, where he was assistant sports editor.

Caitlin is the author of the story collection, This Is Not Your City. Her stories and essays appear in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories 2011, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2009, The Pushcart Prize XXXV, The Paris Review, Tin House, One Story and elsewhere. Her work has won awards including the Plimpton Prize, and fellowships to the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers’ Conferences. She was formerly the 2006-2007 Theresa A. Wilhoit Fellow at Arizona State University. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of writing at Grand Valley State University and the fiction editor of The Kenyon Review.