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Writers at the University Series Continues Jan. 28

Published: January 24, 2014
The 2013-2014 Writers at the University series at The University of Tampa continues Tuesday, Jan. 28, with poet Joseph Millar. Millar will give a reading from his latest collection of poetry, Blue Rust , in the Vaughn Center Crescent Club at 7 p.m. The reading is free and open to the public.

Millar has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as a 2008 Pushcart Prize. His poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including DoubleTake , TriQuarterly , The Southern Review , APR and Ploughshares .

Millar grew up in Pennsylvania and studied at Johns Hopkins University. He spent 25 years in the San Francisco Bay area working at a variety of jobs, from telephone repairman to commercial fisherman. He now teaches in Pacific University’s low-residency MFA program.

This event is cosponsored by Sigma Tau Delta and Neon Magazine. For more information, contact Jessica Vazquez at (813) 253-6216 or jessica.vazquez@ut.edu .