Denison's Beck Lecture Series Features Poet Kathy Fagan
Posted: February 24, 2003
The Denison University Beck Lecture Series continues its spring season with a reading by award-winning poet Kathy Fagan at 4 p.m. on Thursday (March 6) in the Slayter Hall Faculty Lounge. The reading is free and open to the public.
Fagan is the author of MOVING AND ST RAGE, winner of the Vassar Miller Prize for Poetry,The Raft, a National Poetry Series Award Winner, and most recentlyThe Charm. Her work has been anthologized inUnder 35: The New Generation of American Poets, The Geography of Home: California and the Poetry of PlaceandThe Extraordinary Tide: New Poetry by American Women, among others. Her poems also have appeared in numerous publications including The Kenyon Review, The Paris Review and Ploughshares.
Winner of a Pushcart Prize and the Editors Prize from The Missouri Review, Fagan has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the Ohio Arts Council. She earned her master of fine arts degree at Columbia University and her doctorate at the University of Utah. Fagan is currently a professor of English and director of the creative writing program at Ohio State University where she co-edits The Journal.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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