A Poetry Reading by Bruce Snider

7 PM, Thursday, October 18, 2012
UNCG Faculty Center
Fiction reading

The MFA Writing Program, The Greensboro Review, and the UNCG Center for Creative Writing in the Arts will host a poetry reading by Bruce Snider on Thursday, October 18th, at 7:00 PM in the UNCG Faculty Center on College Avenue. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and a book signing.

Bruce Snider is the author of two poetry collections, Paradise, Indiana, winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize, and The Year We Studied Women, winner of Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry. A former Wallace Stegner fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, he’s also the recipient of a James A. Michener fellowship from The University of Texas at Austin, where he received his MFA in poetry and playwriting. Bruce’s other awards include residencies at the Millay Colony, the Amy Clampitt House, and the James Merrill House. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, Gettysburg Review, The Massachusetts Review, and Best American Poetry 2012. He has taught at numerous universities including Stanford University, the University of Texas at Austin, Saint Mary’s College of California, University of San Francisco, and Connecticut College. He is currently the Jenny McKean Moore Writer-in-Washington at George Washington University in Washington, DC.