Thom Ward: Bucknell: 4/8/08
Tuesday, April 8, 4 PM: Thom Ward will give a poetry reading in the Willard Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building on the campus of Bucknell University.
Thom Ward is the author of three books of poetry, Small Boat with Oars of Different Size (2000), Various Orbits (2004), and The Matter of the Casket (2007), as well as several chapbooks. He is senior editor for BOA Editions, Ltd., a prestigious publisher of American poetry and poetry in translation. For his poetry, he has received a fellowship from the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts and several grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2000 and 2001, he served as Chairman of the Literature Panel of the New York State Council on the Arts. Ward has taught creative writing workshops throughout the United States. He lives in Penfield, NY.
The new Writers Up Close series brings to campus poets who also work in arts administration. Each poet speaks on his or her area of editorial/administrative expertise as a guest in Shara McCallum's course on arts administration, then presents a poetry reading in the Willard Smith Library.
This event is free and open to the public.