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Virginia Konchan to read excerpts from two recently published books, The End of Spectacle, and Anatomical Gift, on April 26, 2018

American poet and Marist professor Virginia Konchan will read excerpts from two of her recently published books, The End of Spectacle, and Anatomical Gift, on Thursday, April 26, at 6:00pm in Taylor Hall, Room 203. This event is free and open to the public.

Konchan is the author of a book of poetry, The End of Spectacle (Carnegie Mellon, 2018), a collection of short stories, Anatomical Gift (Noctuary Press, 2017), and two chapbooks, including That Tree is Mine (dancing girl press, 2018).  Her work has appeared in The New YorkerThe New RepublicBoston Review, and Best New Poets. Co-Founder of Matter, a journal of poetry and political commentary, and Associate Editor of Tupelo Quarterly, she currently lives in Montreal.

This event is sponsored by the English Department.

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Posted by Office of Communications Thursday, February 8, 2018