Colorado State University - Pueblo reading series features poetry doubleheader


Colorado State University - Pueblo reading series features poetry doubleheader

PUEBLO – The Southern Colorado Reading Series at Colorado State University-Pueblo will offer a poetry doubleheader with Diane Seuss and George Drew at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17 in LARC 109. The reading is free and refreshments will be provided.

Diane Seuss's second collection, Wolf Lake, White Gown Blown Open, received the Juniper Prize for Poetry and her poems have appeared most recently in The Missouri Review, Tar River Poetry, Poetry, Blackbird, and Valparaiso Poetry Review. Seuss is the McLean Distinguished Visiting Writer at Colorado College for Fall 2012. 

George Drew is the author of Toads in a Poisoned Tank, American Cool, The Hand that Rounded Peter’s Dome, and most recently The Horse’s Name Was Physics. A fifth poetry collection, The View from Jackass Hill, was the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize.

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

Sponsored by the Diversity Resource Center and the English and Foreign Languages Department, The SoCo Reading Series brings established and nationally-recognized poets and writers to CSU-Pueblo for free community readings and expose students to the world of creative writing.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.