Beck Lecture Series presents poet and Denison grad Alison Stine '00
Date of Event: April 1, 2009
Posted: March 20, 2009 / Last Updated: March 29, 2009
Denison alumna and poet, Alison Stine ’00, will read from her first book of poems, “Ohio Violence,” as part of the Beck Visiting Writers Series at 3:30 p.m., on Wednesday, April 1, in the Barney-Davis Hall Board Room (200 West Loop). “Ohio Violence” was the winner of the 2008 Vassar Miller Prize. The event is free and open to the public.
In addition to “Ohio Violence,” Stine also authored the chapbook “Lot of My Sister,” winning the Wick Prize. Many journals have published her stories essays and poems, such as Poetry, The Paris Review, Tin House, and The Kenyon Review. Her awards include a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University and a 2008 Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. Stine has taught at Fordham University, Grand Valley State University and Gettysburg College. She currently teaches at the Reynolds Young Writers’ Workshop at Denison University and is a Ph.D. candidate at Ohio University.
This event is sponsored by the Beck Lecture Series, established in 1962 by Gordon C. Beck in memory of his wife, Harriet Ewens Beck, of the Denison class of 1910. The series brings established writers to the Denison campus. Harriet E. Beck held a lifelong interest in creative writing.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Beck Lecture Series: Alison Stine, Denison alumna and poet at 3:30 p.m. on Wed., April 1, in the Barney-Davis Hall Board Room (200 West Loop). Free and open to the public. Contact 740-587-6207.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Beck Lecture Series: Lee Martin, fiction and nonfiction writer, at 8 p.m. on Tues., April 7, in the Barney-Davis Hall Board Room (200 West Loop). Free and open to the public. Contact 740-587-6207.
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