CSU-Pueblo presents Pakistani poet in Reading Series event

Colorado State University - Pueblo presents Pakistani poet in Reading Series event

PUEBLOThe Southern Colorado Reading Series and Office of Student Activities at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host Pakistani poet Raza Ali Hasan at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 29 in the Occhiato University Center Cottonwood Room.  The reading is free and open to the public.

The Southern Colorado Reading Series is sponsored by the English and Foreign Languages Department and brings established and published writers to CSU-Pueblo, where they give community readings and expose students to the world of creative writing.

Raza Ali Hasan is the author of two books, Grieving Shias (Sheep Meadow Press, 2006) and 67 Mogul Miniatures (Autumn House Press, 2009). His poems have appeared in AGNI, Shenandoah, Drunken Boat, and Blackbird. He is originally from Pakistan and came to America in 1991. He earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Syracuse University and teaches in the English department at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Hasan’s books will be available for sale at the reading through the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore.  For more information, contact Juan J. Morales, assistant professor and director of creative writing, at 549-2082 or juan.morales@colostate-pueblo.edu.


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