Visiting Writers Series

Please join us for two very special Visiting Writers events on March 9th and 10th:

  • Friday, March 9 @ 3:15 pm: Writers’ Talk with Sarah Gambito and Michael Stewart in Lincoln 4130
  • Saturday, March 10 @ 7:00 pm: Reading with Sarah Gambito, Michael Stewart, Chris Pusateri, and our very own J’Lyn Chapman in PAC

See below for more details.

Michael Stewart is the author of A Brief Encyclopedia of Modern Magic, Almost Perfect Forms, Sebastian, and most recently The Hieroglyphics a novella in prose poems. In 2010, he was the Rhode Island Council for the Arts fellow in both fiction and poetry. His work has appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies including Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, and American Letters & Commentary. Currently, he lectures for the English program at Brown University.

Sarah Gambito is the author of the poetry collections Delivered (Persea Books) and Matadora (Alice James Books). She is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Fordham University. Together with Joseph O. Legaspi, she co-founded Kundiman, a non-profit organization serving Asian American poets.

Chris Pusateri is a flyover poet based in Colorado.  A former resident of London, Mexico City and Kingston, Jamaica, his accent is a mess.  He is the author of several books of poetry, most recently Molecularity (Dusie, 2011) and Common Time, which is just out on Steerage Press.  His poetry and critical prose has appeared in many periodicals, including American Letters & Commentary, Boston Review, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Jacket, Verse and many others.  A librarian by trade, he works in Denver, where he reviews new poetry and fiction titles for Library Journal and curates the Belmar Film Series, a free public program that showcases independent and foreign-language cinema.

J’Lyn Chapman holds a PhD from the University of Denver and serves as adjunct faculty in the Jack Kerouac School and as editor-in-chief of Bombay Gin. Her work can be found in Sleepingfish, Fence, Thuggery & Grace and Conjunctions. Her chapbook, Bear Stories, was published by Calamari Press.