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Guest Writers Series with Mark Wunderlich

  • Online/Virtual, UT 00000
  • Presented By: University of Utah Guest Writers Series and Hivemi...
  • Dates: March 18, 2021
  • Location: Online/Virtual Space
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Price: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLICFor more information on registering and attending, go to:https://english.utah.edu/news-and-events/events.php
  • Overview
    Mark Wunderlich is the author of The Anchorage (University of Massachusetts press 1999) which received the Lambda Literary Award, Voluntary Servitude (Graywolf Press 2004), The Earth Avails (University of North Texas 2014) which received the Rilke Prize, and the forthcoming collection God of Nothingness (Graywolf Press 2021). He is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including the Wallace Stegner Fellowship, fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Jack Kerouac Prize; and has taught in graduate writing programs at Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College, Ohio University and San Francisco State University. His poems have appeared widely in journals such as The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Slate, and Yale Review. He currently serves on the Writing Committee of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.Each year, the Guest Writers Series at the University of Utah brings distinguished authors to Salt Lake City. Our goal is to provide our community with an opportunity to engage in a dynamic, educational and inspiring relationship with literature. We aim to bring in a diverse array of voices and perspectives, and to provide a platform for an enriching dialogue between our authors and the audience. All events are free and open to the public, and this year are held on Zoom Webinar.This project received funding from the U of U English Department; the U of U Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks program; and Utah Humanities. Utah Humanities empowers groups and individuals to improve their communities through active engagement in the humanities. This project is also supported in part by Utah Arts & Museums, with funding from the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the Arts.
    Dates: 3/18/2021