Each semester, the Department of English and Mass Communications
sponsors poets, novelists, prose writers, or creative non-fiction
authors to visit campus and present readings of their latest works. Past
writers presented in the series have included Scott Hightower, John
Gery, Richard Katrovas, Diane Vance, and Laurel Black. The readings are
announced at the beginning of each semester and are free and open to the
ANNOUNCING THE FALL 2012 WRITERS SERIES EVENT!
Poet Ryan Teitman will read selections from his new work, Litany for the City.
Thursday November 8
The reading is free and open to the public
Refreshments will be served
Hosted by the Department of English and Mass Communications
Ryan Teitman is the author of Litany for the City (BOA Editions 2012), selected by Jane Hirshfield for the A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize. After earning a BA in English at Penn State University, he was an award-winning newspaper reporter in Philadelphia. He received an MA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Indiana University, and his poems have appeared in Ninth Letter, Sycamore Review, The Southern Review, and other journals. He was previously a Wallace Stegner Fellow in poetry at Stanford University and is currently the Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College.