The second and third programs in the Fall 2013 Visiting Writers Series are:
Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 PM in the Warner Center - BJ Ward and Suzanne Parker
BJ Ward, Professor of English at Warren County Community College, is the author of Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems 1990-2013. His poems have appeared in such venues as NPR’s “The Writer’s Almanac,” NJN “State of the Arts,” American Poetry Review, and Painted Bride Quarterly; his essays have appeared in the New York Times, The Worcester Review, and Inside Jersey.
Suzanne Parker, Associate Professor of English at Brookdale, is the author of the recently published Viral, a collection of her poems. Her poems have appeared in Bloom, Barrow Street, Ghost Town, Sierra Nevada Review, and Drunken Boat; she has received fellowships from Sarah Lawrence, the Vermont Studio Center, and Prairie Schooner. Her creative non-fiction is published in the travel anthology Something To Declare.
Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 PM in the Warner Center - Alicia Osktriker and Laura McCullough
Ostriker, a major American poet and critic, is the author of 12 volumes of poetry including the recent The Book of Seventy (2009). Her volumes of criticism include Feminist Revision and the Bible and Dancing at the Devil’s Party: Essays on Poetry, Politics and the Erotic. She has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Poetry Society of America, and the Rockefeller Foundation.
McCullough, Associate Professor of English at Brookdale, is the author of Rigger Death & Hoist Another (2013) as well as poetry collections Panic, Speech Acts, and What Men Want. She is the editor of two anthologies: Essays on the Poetry of Stephen Dunn and Essays on Poetry and Race. Her essays, poetry, criticism, fiction and non-fiction have appeared in many magazines, journals and anthologies.
All programs in the Visiting Writers Series are free and open to the public; a small donation to the Creative Writing Club is appreciated. For additional information, contact Suzanne Parker at email@example.com or 732-224-2650.