Beck Series Brings Poet Ellen Bryant Voigt to Denison
Date of Event: February 3, 2009
Posted: February 23, 2009
Poet Ellen Bryant Voigt will read poems from her most recent book “Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006” at 8 p.m., on Tuesday, March 3, in the Barney Davis boardroom (200 West Loop). Voigt will come to Denison as a part of the Harriet Ewens Beck Visiting Writers Series for spring 2009. The event is free and open to the public.
Poet, critic, editor and teacher, Voigt is the author of several collections of poetry including: “Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006,” her most recent work; “Shadow of Heaven,” a finalist for the National Book Award; and “Kyrie,” a finalist for the National Book Critic’s Circle Award. She has received numerous grants and awards such as the Pushcart Prize, the Guggenheim Foundation fellowship, and the Academy of American Poets fellowship. Voigt served as Vermont’s state poet from 1999-2003 and has been a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets since 2003.
CALENDER LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Poet Ellen Bryant Voigt will read poems from her book “Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006” at 8 p.m., on Tues., March 3, in the Barney Davis Board Room (200 West Loop). Free and open to the public. Contact 740-587-6207.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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