Dana Levin

7:00 PM, Thursday, October 4, 2018
Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street
Poetry reading

The MFA Writing Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and The Greensboro Review will host a poetry reading by Dana Levin on Thursday, October 4th at 7PM at Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm Street. It is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.

Dana Levin’s latest book of poetry is Banana Palace (Copper Canyon Press, 2016). Her first book, In the Surgical Theatre, was chosen by Louise Glück for the 1999 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize and went on to receive numerous honors, including the 2003 PEN/Osterweil Award. She is also the author of Wedding Day and Sky Burial from Copper Canyon Press.

Levin’s poetry and essays have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, including Best American Poetry 2015, The New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, Boston Review, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, and The Paris Review. Her fellowships and awards include those from the National Endowment for the Arts, PEN, the Witter Bynner Foundation and the Library of Congress, as well as the Rona Jaffe, Whiting and Guggenheim Foundations.

A teacher of poetry for over twenty five years, Levin currently serves as Distinguished Writer in Residence at Maryville University in St. Louis.