Glasgow Endowment Presents Poetry Reading by Tess Taylor
Washington and Lee University will present a poetry reading by Tess Taylor on March 27 at 12:15 p.m. in Hillel 101. The reading is sponsored by the Glasglow Endowment and is free and open to the public.
“Tess Taylor’s work will be of strong interest to anyone interested in environmental approaches to writing,” said Lesley Wheeler Henry S. Fox Professor of English. “I’m delighted that she’ll be meeting, as well, with the students in my English capstone seminar on Documentary Poetics.”
Taylor is the author of two collections of poetry and a chapbook. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Boston Review, Harvard Review and The Times Literary Supplement. She has received awards and fellowships from MacDowell, Headlands Center for the Arts and the International Center for Jefferson Studies. She currently chairs the poetry committee of the National Book Critics Circle and is the on-air poetry reviewer for NPR’s “All Things Considered.”
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