Reading by Zach Savich & Hilary Plum at JCU

09/24/2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Please join the English Department and the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights program on Monday, September 24th at 8pm in Rodman Hall A as they welcome Zach Savich and Hilary Plum, authors of numerous award-winning books of poetry and prose, including Daybook and Strawberry Fields, a novel about war and other disasters.

Zach Savich is the author of six books of poetry, including Daybed (2018), and two books of prose, including Diving Makes the Water Deep (2016). His work has received the Iowa Poetry Prize, the Colorado Prize for Poetry, and the Cleveland State University Poetry Center's Open Award, among other honors, and has appeared in publications including American Poetry Review, Boston Review, and Best New Poets. He directs the BFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of the Arts, in Philadelphia.

Hilary Plum is the author of the novel Strawberry Fields, winner of the Fence Modern Prize in Prose (2018); the work of nonfiction Watchfires (2016), winner of the 2018 GLCA New Writers Award; and the novel They Dragged Them Through the Streets (2013). She has worked for a number of years as an editor of international literature, history, and politics. She teaches at Cleveland State University and in the NEOMFA program and is associate director of the CSU Poetry Center. With Zach Savich she edits the Open Prose Series at Rescue Press.

Free and open to the public! Contact Dr. Philip Metres at pmetres@jcu.edu for more information.

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