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Visiting Writers Series: Jaed Coffin

November 13, 5:00 PM

Free

Jaed Coffin is the author of Roughhouse Friday (FSG), a memoir about the year he won the middleweight title of a barroom boxing show in Juneau, Alaska. He’s also the author of A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants (Da Capo), which chronicles the summer he spent as a Buddhist monk in his mother’s village in Thailand. A regular contributor to Down East Magazine, Coffin’s essays and stories have appeared in the New York Times, Nautilus, and The Sun, and he’s been a storyteller for the Moth Radio Hour and TEDxPortsmouth. He teaches creative writing at the University of New Hampshire and lives in Maine with his wife and two daughters.

Details

Date:
November 13
Time:
5:00 PM
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Michael Burke
Phone:
859-5267
Email:
michael.burke@colby.edu

Venue

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