An Evening of Poetry
Join poets and professors Thomas Devaney (Haverford College) and Sandra Lim (University of Massachusetts Lowell) for an evening of poetry.
Thursday, February 4, 7:30 p.m.
Philips Wing, Magill Library, Haverford College
This reading celebrates both the publication of Devaney's new collection of poetry, Runaway Goat Cart, and Lim's award-winning collection, The Wilderness.
Sponsored by the Haverford Department of English Weaver Fund. Contact vhart [at] haverford.edu for more information.
Thomas Devaney is the author of Runaway Goat Cart (Hanging Loose Press, 2015), Calamity Jane (Furniture Press, 2014), The Picture that Remains (The Print Center, 2014), A Series of Small Boxes (Fish Drum, 2007), and Letters to Ernesto Neto (Germ Folios, 2004). Devaney was a 2014 Pew Fellow in the Arts. He has been a writing fellow at the MacDowell Colony, the Camargo Foundation, and the Banff Centre. His poems and essays have appeared in The American Poetry Review, BOMB Magazine, FENCE, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Projects with the Institute of Contemporary Art include, “The Empty House” at the Edgar Allan Poe House for The Big Nothing (2014). He is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Haverford College.
Sandra Lim is the author of Loveliest Grotesque (Kore Press, 2006) and The Wilderness (W.W. Norton, 2014), selected by Louise Glück for the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize. The Wilderness won the Levis Reading Prize from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2015. She is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, the Getty Research Institute, and the Jentel Foundation. Her poems and essays have appeared in Boston Review, VOLT, Literary Imagination, and The New York Times. She is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and lives in Cambridge, MA.