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Center for Poetry Fall 2015 Events – Save the Date!

Welcome back, poetry people! The RCAH Center for Poetry is excited to be up and running again, led by our new assistant director, Laurie Hollinger. Laurie graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Arts and Humanities and Creative Writing.

Also new to our team are interns Frances Master and Grace Carras. Frances is a freshman studying Arts and Humanities. Grace is a sophomore studying Arts and Humanities, English, and creative writing.

Sarah Teppen and Kelsey Block are our returning interns this year. Sarah is a junior studying Arts and Humanities, Anthropology, sustainability, and several languages. Kelsey is a senior studying Arts and Humanities and Journalism.


Take a minute to glance through some of our biggest Fall 2015 events, and be sure to keep an eye out for our bi-weekly newsletter!

September 17
Annual Book Sale
9 am – 5 pm, Farm Lane & N. Shaw lawn

September 30 or October 14
Fall Poetry Chalking
11 am – 2 pm, River Trail behind Shaw Hall

October 21
Fall Writing Series: Cindy Hunter Morgan (Poetry)
Conversation: Levity and Gravity: How Humor Serves Solemnity in Contemporary Poetry 3 pm, LookOut! Gallery, Snyder Hall
Reading: 7 pm, RCAH Theater

October 27-28
Fall Writing Series: Michael and Carrie Kline (Appalachian Music and Folklore)
Tuesday, Oct. 27: Conversation 3 pm, LookOut! Gallery, Snyder Hall
Wednesday, Oct. 28: Reading: 7 pm, RCAH Theater

November 11
Fall Writing Series: Marvin and Nathan Bell (Poetry and Folk Music), co-
sponsored by the MSU “Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives” Program
Conversation 3 pm, LookOut! Gallery, Snyder Hall
Reading and Benvenuto Prize Winner announcement/reading: 7 pm, RCAH Theater

November 18
Fall Writing Series: Simeon Berry
Conversation 3 pm,LookOut! Gallery, Snyder Hall
Reading: 7 pm, RCAH Theater

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The Center for Poetry opened in the fall of 2007 to encourage the reading, writing, and discussion of poetry and to create an awareness of the place and power of poetry in our everyday lives. We think about this in a number of ways, including through readings, shows, community outreach, and workshops. We are at work building a poetry community at MSU and in the greater Lansing area. Contact: cpoetry@msu.edu (517) 884-1932 http://www.poetry.rcah.msu.edu

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