Canadian poet grants Center for Poetry endowment

by Kelsey Block Last week, the RCAH Center for Poetry was proud to host Canadian-born poet George Ellenbogen. Ellenbogen celebrated a $50,000 endowment established in his name along with his late partner, Evelyn Shakir, and Center for Poetry director Anita Skeen. Ellenbogen said he first decided to gift the Center for Poetry with an endowmentContinue reading “Canadian poet grants Center for Poetry endowment”

In Person With George Ellenbogen

By Kelsey Block The RCAH Center for Poetry welcomed Canadian Poet and Memoirist George Ellenbogen to East Lansing last week. During his visit, Ellenbogen visited several classes, conducted workshops, and gave readings of his work. Ellenbogen studied as an undergraduate at McGill University. He said he had begun working toward his Master of Arts degreeContinue reading “In Person With George Ellenbogen”

George Ellenbogen at the Center for Poetry

The RCAH Center for Poetry is thrilled to welcome our first visiting writer of the Fall Writers Series, George Ellenbogen. He will be reading from his latest memoir, “A Stone In My Shoe: In Search of Neighbourhood” as well as that of his late partner, Evelyn Shakir: “Teaching Arabs, Writing Self.” If you’re around MSU’sContinue reading “George Ellenbogen at the Center for Poetry”