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Poets to Conclude Spring Writers Series

Published: March 30, 2006
Poets Jane Ellen Glasser and Joshua Poteat will conclude the spring 2006 Writers at the University series on Thursday, April 13, at 8 p.m. in the Plant Hall Music Room.

Glasser is winner of the 2005 Tampa Review Prize.  Her poetry has appeared in numerous journals, including The Hudson Review, The Southern Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Georgia Review, Poetry Northwest and Connecticut Poetry Review. Her first collection of poetry, Naming the Darkness, with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet W. D. Snodgrass, was issued by Road Publishers in 1991. A tireless poetry advocate, Glasser has reviewed poetry books for the Virginian-Pilot, edited poetry for Ghent Quarterly, and later co-founded the nonprofit arts organization and journal New Virginia Review.

Joshua Poteat's Ornithologies won the 2004 Anhinga Prize for Poetry. In the last several years, Poteat has won awards from American Literary Review, River City, Nebraska Review, Marlboro Review, Columbia, Bellingham Review, Yemassee, Lullwater Review, American Poetry Archives/San Francisco State University, and Universities West Press. He won the 2004 National Chapbook Fellowship from the Poetry Society of America.

For more information, call UT’s Department of English and Writing, which sponsors the series, at (813) 253-6216.