What Where Series: Readings by Carmen Giménez Smith, Laura Mullen, and John Keene

We are pleased to announce our second What Where Series of the semester! This event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

What Where Series: Readings by Carmen Giménez Smith, Laura Mullen, and John Keene

Tuesday, September 24

7:30 PM

PAC (Performing Arts Center)


Carmen Giménez Smith is the author of a memoir, Bring Down the Little Birds, four poetry collections—Milk and Filth, Goodbye, Flicker, The City She Was, and Odalisque in Pieces. She is the recipient of a 2011 American Book Award, the 2011 Juniper Prize for Poetry, and a 2011-2012 fellowship in creative nonfiction from the Howard Foundation. Formerly a Teaching-Writing Fellow at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she teaches in the creative writing program at New Mexico State University, while serving as the editor-in-chief of the literary journal Puerto del Sol and the publisher of Noemi Press.


Laura Mullen is the author of seven books. Her most recent collection is Enduring Freedom (Otis / Seismicity 2012). She is the McElveen Professor in English at Louisiana State University.


John Keene is the author of Annotations (New Directions) and, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, of Seismosis (1913 Press). He is the translator of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst’s Letters from a Seducer (forthcoming from Nightboat Books/A Bolha Editor). He has published fiction, poetry, essays, and translations widely, exhibited and performed his artwork in the US, Cuba and Germany, and received an array of honors for his work, including a 2005 Whiting Foundation Fellowship in poetry and fiction. He blogs at J’s Theater and teaches at Rutgers University in Newark.

Please see the flier below for information on all upcoming What Where Series readings!

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