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Poetry Reading with Adrian Blevins

March 15, 2018, 7:00 PM


Rescheduled from Tuesday, March 13 to Thursday, March 15, due to the storm expected on Tuesday.

Adrian Blevins, associate professor of English at Colby, has written Appalachians Run Amok, winner of the Wilder Prize; Live from the Homesick Jamboree; The Brass Girl Brouhaha; and the chapbooks Bloodline and The Man Who Went Out for Cigarettes. She has received many awards and honors, including a Kate Tufts Discovery Award for The Brass Girl Brouhaha, a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Foundation Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Cohen Award from Ploughshares, and a Zone 3 Poetry Award. A collection of essays she edited with Karen McElmurray, Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean: Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia, was published in 2015. New poems are forthcoming or have recently been published in The Baffler, Gettysburg Review, Greensboro Review, Southern Cultures, and other magazines.

Copies of Blevins’s books will be for sale, and a reception will follow the reading.


March 15, 2018
7:00 PM


Michael Burke


Robinson Room, Miller Library, Colby College
Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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