Event Title

William X 2: A Poetry Reading Sponsored by the CSU Poetry Center, Octavofest, and the CSU Michael Schwartz Library

Location

The Collister Hutchison Poetry Room on the 4th floor of the Michael Schwartz Library in Rhodes Tower

Event Website

http://www.csuohio.edu/poetrycenter/

Start Date

9-30-2013 6:00 PM

End Date

9-30-2013 7:15 PM

Cost to Attend

Free

Pre-registration required?

No

Event Type

Other

Description

The poet William Billiter will read from his newest collection of poetry along with William D. Waltz, the 2012 winner of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center's open book competition. The poets will also be answering audience questions about getting your poems published in national journals and making your own journal and/or chapbook. Light refreshments will be served afterward and the authors will be available to meet and sign books.

William Billiter's book Stutter was chosen as a National Poetry Series title. He is Director of Foundation, Corporate, and Government Relations at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. More information on Billiter's prize winning book can be found here: http://www.ugapress.org/index.php/books/stutter/ and here: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2011/04/stutter/?woo

William D. Waltz is the author of Zoo Music (Slope Editions, 2004) and Adventures in the Lost Interiors of America (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2013). His chapbook Confluence of Mysterious Origins is forthcoming from Factory Hollow Press. He lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota and is the founder and editor of the magazine Conduit. Link to a poem by Waltz: http://www.versedaily.org/2011/islandindispute.shtml

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Sep 30th, 6:00 PM Sep 30th, 7:15 PM

William X 2: A Poetry Reading Sponsored by the CSU Poetry Center, Octavofest, and the CSU Michael Schwartz Library

The Collister Hutchison Poetry Room on the 4th floor of the Michael Schwartz Library in Rhodes Tower

The poet William Billiter will read from his newest collection of poetry along with William D. Waltz, the 2012 winner of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center's open book competition. The poets will also be answering audience questions about getting your poems published in national journals and making your own journal and/or chapbook. Light refreshments will be served afterward and the authors will be available to meet and sign books.

William Billiter's book Stutter was chosen as a National Poetry Series title. He is Director of Foundation, Corporate, and Government Relations at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. More information on Billiter's prize winning book can be found here: http://www.ugapress.org/index.php/books/stutter/ and here: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2011/04/stutter/?woo

William D. Waltz is the author of Zoo Music (Slope Editions, 2004) and Adventures in the Lost Interiors of America (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2013). His chapbook Confluence of Mysterious Origins is forthcoming from Factory Hollow Press. He lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota and is the founder and editor of the magazine Conduit. Link to a poem by Waltz: http://www.versedaily.org/2011/islandindispute.shtml

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