Southern Colorado Reading Series at CSU–Pueblo features Colorado Springs poet


Colorado Springs poet Jessy Randall will present the third of four presentations in the spring Southern Colorado Reading Series beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11 in the Occhiato University Center Cottonwood Room at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Randall's poems and other works have appeared in Antietam Review, Asimov's, Many Mountains Moving, McSweeney's, Mudfish, Painted Bride Quarterly, Rattle, and Sentence. She writes regularly for Verbatim: The Language Quarterly and occasionally guest-edits the online poetry magazine Snakeskin. Her first full-length collection of poems, A Day in Boyland (Ghost Road Press, 2007) was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award. She is the curator of special collections at Colorado College and lives in Colorado Springs with her family. Her website is http://personalwebs.coloradocollege.edu/~jrandall.

The reading is free. All books are on sale at the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore and will be on sale at the event. For more information, contact Juan J. Morales, assistant professor and director of creative writing, at 549-2082 or juan.morales@colostate-pueblo.edu.

The final reading for the spring semester will be on Thursday, April 16.

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