Acclaimed Poets Jan Beatty and Harry Bauld Kick Off M.F.A.'s Fall Reading Series, Sept. 24
September 7, 2018
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Acclaimed poets Jan Beatty and Harry Bauld will kick off the University of Baltimore’s M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts Fall Reading Series on Monday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Bogomolny Room in the UB Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. Their appearance is free and open to the public.
Named by The Huffington Post as one of 10 women writers for "required reading," Beatty is the author of Jackknife: New and Collected Poems, which received the 2018 Paterson Prize. Her previous book, The Switching/Yard, was chosen for Library Journal's "30 New Books That Will Help You Rediscover Poetry." Beatty's other titles include Red Sugar, Boneshaker, and Mad River, the winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize.
For 25 years, Beatty was host and producer of Prosody, a public radio show featuring the work of writers. She directs the creative writing MFA program and the Madwomen in the Attic workshops at Carlow University.
As a freelance journalist, Bauld has written articles about sports, the arts, wine, and other topics for various magazines. His poems have won the New Millennium Writings Award and the Milton Kessler Poetry Prize, and appeared in Nimrod, Southern Poetry Review, and Passager among others. He currently holds the Kulik Chair in English at the Horace Mann School in New York. The Uncorrected Eye is his first book of poems, published by Passager Books.
The Fall Reading Series is sponsored by the Hearst Visiting Scholars Fund.
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