Carthage Visiting Writers Series

October 18, 2018, November 29, 2018, March 19, 2019, April 9, 2019

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The Carthage English Department presents the Visiting Writers Series, which brings in renowned authors and poets for free readings and discussions that are open to the public. The events take place in Niemann Media Theater on campus.


Soham Patel and Lauren Russell

Oct. 18, 2018 | 6 p.m.

Soham Patel is a Kundiman fellow and an assistant editor at Fence and The Georgia Review whose chapbooks include “and nevermind the storm,” “New Weather Drafts,” and “in airplane and other poems.” Lauren Russell is the author of “What’s Hanging on the Hush,” assistant director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics, and a research assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh.


Daniel Owen and Anna Vitale

Nov. 29, 2018 | 6 p.m.

Daniel Owen is the author of “Toot Sweet,” “Restaurant Samsara,” and the chapbook “Authentic Other Landscape.” Anna Vitale is the author of “Detroit Detroit,” “Different Worlds,” and several chapbooks including “Unknown Pleasures,” and teaches writing in New York.


Sara Larsen and David Brazil

March 19, 2019 | 6 p.m.

This event welcomes two guests from Oakland, California. Poet Sara Larsen is the author of “Merry Hell” and “All Revolutions Will Be Fabulous.” David Brazil is a pastor and translator whose most recent book is “Holy Ghost.”


Jordan Dunn and Richard Meier

April 9, 2019 | 6 p.m.

A poet and printmaker from Madison, Wisconsin, Jordan Dunn is the author of chapbooks “The Greek Herbal of Dioscorides,” “The Land of Little Rain,” and “Form 32,” as well as numerous pamphlets and broadsides. Richard Meier, writer-in-residence at Carthage, has written four books of poetry — most recently “February March April April” and “In the Pure Block of the Whole Imaginary.”