LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A community-focused poetry slam Oct. 3 has been canceled, but the rest of the University of Louisville reading series this fall remains on schedule.
The slam had been on the English department’s Anne and William Axton Reading Series of free, public literary events. Here’s the remaining fall schedule of series events on UofL’s Belknap Campus:
–Brock Clarke, University of Cincinnati associate English professor and author of “An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers” Homes of New England,” “The Ordinary White Boy” and “Carrying the Torch.” He will read from his works at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library, and lead a master class from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 19 in Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building.
–Jeffrey McDaniel, a writing teacher at Sarah Lawrence College and author of the poetry collections “Alibi School,” “The Forgiveness Parade” and “The Splinter Factory.” McDaniel will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 in Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library.
–Junot Diaz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology associate professor of creative writing and 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist for “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.” He will read at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, and lead a master class from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 24 in Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building.
–Susanna Sonnenberg, a Montana writer whose memoir “The Last Death” was published this year. Her essays have been published in magazines and in the collection “About What Was Lost.” She will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library, and will lead a master class from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 14 in Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building.
For more information, contact Paul Griner at 502-852-3053 or firstname.lastname@example.org