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A Two Cent Talk with Josie Sigler and Crystal Williams
April 6, 5:30 PMFree
Josie Sigler and Crystal Williams will read from their books, followed by a reception and a book signing. Sigler’s collection of stories, The Galaxie and Other Rides (Livingston Press, 2012), was awarded the Ruby Pickens Tartt First Fiction Award, her book of poetry, living must bury (Fence Books), won the 2010 Motherwell Prize, and the very short story, “The Compartment,” won the 2012 Barthelme Prize. Williams has published four collections of poems, most recently Detroit as Barn, a finalist for the National Poetry Series, the Cleveland State Open Book Prize, and the Maine Book Award. Her third collection, Troubled Tongues, was awarded the 2009 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Prize and was a finalist for the 2009 Oregon Book Award, the Idaho Poetry Prize, and the Crab Orchard Poetry Prize.
Two Cent Talks are dedicated to promoting and celebrating the literary arts in Maine. The series is cosponsored by the Office of the President, the English Department, the Creative Writing Program.