Nationally recognized poet and author Donald Revell will begin Colorado State University’s fall reading series with a reading from his work Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 228 Lory Student Center on campus.
The reading series will continue with six free events where authors read from their works and offer book signings to the community. Visiting readers include Alison Lurie, a 1985 Pulitzer Prize winner. John Calderazzo, professor of creative nonfiction, and SueEllen Cambell, professor of English, both from Colorado State, will be reading from their works as well. Other readers are third year master of fine arts fiction or poetry candidates who will read from their creative works.
Revell is author of poetry collections including "From the Abandoned Cities", "The Gaza of Winter", "New Dark Ages", "Erasures", and "Beautiful Shirt". He has also published a translation of Apollinaire’s "Alcools". Revell’s honors include 1988 and 1995 fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and a 1993 Guggenheim Fellowship.
The calendar for the series follows: Sept. 25 Donald Revell Room 228, Lory Student Center, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 Chris Miller and Samantha Prust Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Building, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 John Calderazzo and SueEllen Cambell
Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Building, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 Kyra Ryan and Mark Sanchez
Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Building, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 Sandra Creech and Karen Olson
Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Building, 7:30 p.m. April 23 Alison Lurie
Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Building, 7:30 p.m. April 30 R.D. Hollenbeck/Karen Hollenbeck Wuest
Hatton Gallery, Visual Arts Building, 7:30 p.m.
The reading series is sponsored by the Colorado State English department and the Organization of Graduate Student Writers. For more information, call the English department at (970) 491-3790.