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Poet Sarah Matthes Presents Glasgow Endowment Reading Poet Sarah Matthes will give a public poetry reading on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hillel House Sanctuary.

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Washington and Lee University presents a public reading with Sarah Matthes, a poet from central New Jersey, on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hillel House Sanctuary on the W&L campus. The event is sponsored by the Glasgow Endowment.

The event is free and open to the public. Matthes will have books for sale following the reading.

Matthes’ debut collection of poetry, “Town Crier,” won the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize. Several of her selected poems have also appeared or are forthcoming with BOAAT, Pleiades, The Iowa Review, Black Warrior Review, Yalobusha Review, Midst and elsewhere. She has received support for her work from the Yiddish Book Center and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation and is the recipient of the 2019 Tor House Prize from the Robinson Jeffers Foundation.

Matthes completed her bachelor’s degree in English and creative writing at Yale University and earned her master’s degree at the Michener Center for Writers. She currently lives in Texas where she serves as the managing editor of Bat City Review.

All individuals, including those who are fully vaccinated, are expected to wear masks in public indoor spaces on the W&L campus.