Poet to visit
Shippensburg University Nov. 1
poet Shane McCrae will visit Shippensburg University Nov. 1 for a series of
events as part of the John Taggart Reading Series. All events are
free and open to the public.
McCrae is the
author of book of poems, Mule, and
the forthcoming collection, Blood. He
is the recipient of a Whiting Award, and has been a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a PEN
Center USA Literary Award. His poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2010 and in many journals.
At 2 p.m., he
will give a talk on diversity and education in Franklin Science Center 228. That
talk will be moderated by Dr. Michael Bibby, professor of English. At 3:30 p.m.,
he will participate in a question and answer session about creative writing in Horton
He will read
from his work in Old Main Chapel at 7 p.m. as the featured presenter in this
year's Taggart series.
His visit is
sponsored by the John Taggart Reading Series, the College of Arts and Sciences,
the English Department, the Office of Social Equity, the Multicultural Caucus and
information, contact Zach Savich, assistant professor of English, at firstname.lastname@example.org.