Third Thursday Poetry Series
September 20 · 6:00 pm
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University
Gather with literary arts friends for this engaging appointment with the country’s most acclaimed poets at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University (901 South College Street, Auburn, Alabama 36849). Hear monthly from a diverse slate of poets, plus open mike slots, delicious food and artful cocktails. This program has been made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Melissa Range is the author of Scriptorium, a winner of the 2015 National Poetry Series (Beacon Press, 2016), and Horse and Rider (Texas Tech University Press, 2010). Recent poems have been published in 32 Poems, Blackbird, Image, and Poetry. Range is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the American Antiquarian Society, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Originally from East Tennessee, she teaches creative writing and American literature at Lawrence University in Wisconsin.