April 16, 2012: Rachel Richardson poetry reading: "Copperhead"
Date: Monday, April 16, 2012
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Hamilton Smith Hall, room 101
Rachel Richardson will be reading from her debut poetry collection, Copperhead, on Monday April 16th at 6:00pm in Hamilton Smith Hall, room 101. Although this is scheduled as a presentation for David Rivard's English 705 and 805 poetry workshops, all faculty and students are enthusiastically invited to attend. Richardson's book has been praised for its unflinching honesty and subtle craft.
Rachel Richardson has published poems in the New England Review, Slate, Southern Review, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Michigan and an MA in Folklore from the University of North Carolina. Her awards include a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, a Hopwood Award, and scholarships to the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers' Conferences. She has taught in several prisons, public schools, and universities, and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina.
You can learn more about Rachel Richardson's work on her website: http://www.rachelbjrichardson.com/