Xavier University Department of English
Ryan Writers Series

Fall 2015 Readings

Tuesday, October 13th: Dick Hague & Michael Henson|7:30PM, CLC 306

Hague and Henson celebrate 50 years of literary friendship.

Additional details soon

Thursday, October 15th: Owen Lewis|7:30PM, Alter 308

Lewis will read from his new book, Best Man (Dos Madres Press), a volume of poetry about his late brother and his struggle with addiction. Info on the the poet and the book can be found here.

Tuesday, September 15th: Claudia Keelan |7:30PM, Kennedy Auditorium (CLC 412)

Claudia Keelan is the author of seven books poetry, including Utopic (Alice James Books,) Missing Her (2009) from New Issues Press, and the verse-drama O, Heart recently published by Barrow Street in the spring of 2014. Truth of My Songs: The Poems of the Trobairitz is her first book of translations (Omnidawn 2015). Her honors include the Beatrice Hawley Award from Alice James Books, and the Jerome Shestack prize from the American Poetry Review. She teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she is Director of Creative Writing programs and the editor of Interim (www.interimmag.org).

Other Recent Ryan Writers Series Events

Adam Day, April 2015
Catherine Hardy, April 2015
Michael Davidson, February 2015
Sarah Rose Nordgren & Michael Henson, November 2014
Rachel Tzvia Back, September 2014