UNCG Campus Weekly

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Three Readings in Next Two Weeks

  • Erin McGraw Fiction Reading – Nov. 4, 7 p.m., Faculty Center – The MFA Writing Program, The Greensboro Review and Spring Garden Press will host a fiction reading by Erin McGraw. McGraw is the author of the novels “The Seamstress of Hollywood Boulevard” and “The Baby Tree,” and the story collections “The Good Life,” “Bodies at Sea,” and “Lies of the Saints,” a New York Times Notable book for 1996. Her short work has appeared in such magazines as The Atlantic Monthly, Good Housekeeping, The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, STORY, The Georgia Review, and many others. A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, she has received fellowships from the Ohio Arts Council and the corporations of MacDowell and Yaddo. Along with her husband, the poet Andrew Hudgins, she teaches at the Ohio State University and divides her time between Ohio and Tennessee.
  • Robert Pinsky Poetry Reading – Thursday, Nov. 11, 8 p.m., Weatherspoon – The MFA Writing Program, The Greensboro Review and Spring Garden Press will host a poetry reading by Robert Pinsky. Pinsky is the author of numerous poetry collections, most recently “Gulf Music,” “Jersey Rain,” and “The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996,” a Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of the Lenore Marshall Award and the Ambassador Book Award of the English Speaking Union. His prose works include, among others, “Thousands of Broadways: Dreams and Nightmares of the American Small Town” and “The Life of David,” a biography of the biblical king of Israel. His translation of Dante’s “The Inferno” received the Los Angeles Times Book Award in poetry and the Howard Morton Landon Prize for translation. He served as U.S. Poet Laureate from 1997 to 2000. He teaches at Boston University.
  • Erika Meitner Poetry Reading – Nov. 12, 5 p.m., Faculty Center – The MFA Writing Program, The Greensboro Review and Spring Garden Press will host a poetry reading by Erika Meitner. Meitner is the author of “Inventory at the All-Night Drugstore” (Anhinga Press, 2003), and “Ideal Cities” (HarperCollins, 2010), which was a 2009 National Poetry series winner. Meitner’s poems have appeared most recently in APR, Virginia Quarterly Review, Indiana Review, The New Republic, and on Slate.com. She is currently an assistant professor of English at Virginia Tech, where she teaches in the MFA program.