Colorado State University - Pueblo SOCO Reading series offers second event of spring


Colorado State University - Pueblo SOCO Reading series offers second event of spring

PUEBLO – Washington, D.C. author Sandra Beasley will present an evening of poetry and nonfiction at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 in Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC) 109 as part of the Southern Colorado Reading Series. The reading is free, and refreshments will be provided. 

Beasley is the author of I Was the Jukebox, Theories of Falling, and the memoir Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life. Honors for her work include selection for the 2010 Best American Poetry, the Friends of Literature Prize from the Poetry Foundation, and the Maureen Egen Exchange Award from Poets & Writers. She lives in Washington, D.C., where her prose has appeared in the Washington Post Magazine.

Beasley'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, assistant professor and director of creative writing if you have any questions at 549-2082 or juan.morales@colostate-pueblo.edu.

The reading is co-sponsored by the Diversity Resource Center and the Department of English & Foreign Languages.

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