Upcoming Community Events



New Issues Poetry and Prose Reading
MATT BURRIESCI AND LISA WILLIAMS
Thursday, March 26, 8:00PM
WMU Bernhard Center 157 - 159


Matt Burriesci is the author of Nonprofit (New Issues Poetry and Prose, 2015), which won the 2013 AWP Award Series in the novel, and Dead White Guys: A Father His Daughter, and the Great Books of the Western World. His stories have appeared in numerous literary magazines. He has served as Executive Director for both the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.

Lisa Williams has published three books of poems:
Gazelle in the House
(New Issues Poetry and Prose, 2014), Woman Reading to the Sea, and The Hammered Dulcimer. She has been a recipient of the Rome Prize, the Barnard Women Poets Prize, the May Swenson Poetry Award, and an Al Smith Individual Artist Grant from the Kentucky Arts Council. Her poems have been featured in The Best American Poetry 2009 and in other anthologies and magazines.

Williams is Associate Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Centre College, where she has taught since 2001.

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