G.C. WALDREP

*Thursday, March 17th: Workshop, “Craft of Poetry”– Time/Location TBA– For registration information, please contact Meagan Marshall, marshall_meagan@yahoo.com
*Friday, March 18th at 7 p.m.: Reading with Boris Dralyuk and Piotr Florczyk at SDSU’s Scripps Cottage

G. C. Waldrep (Ph.D., Duke University; MFA, University of Iowa) is the author of three full-length collections of poems: Goldbeater’s Skin (2003); Disclamor (2007); and Archicembalo (2009), winner of the Dorset Prize. His work has appeared in many journals, including Poetry,Ploughshares, Harper’s, The Nation, Kenyon Review, Boston Review, New England Review, Colorado Review, New American Writing, and Tin House, as well as in Best American Poetry 2010. His work has earned prizes and residencies from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, the North Carolina Arts Council, and the Campbell Corner Foundation. He was a 2007 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow in Literature. Waldrep is also the author of Southern Workers and the Search for Community, a historical monograph on the lives of Southern textile workers during the early twentieth century. At Bucknell he teaches creative writing, directs the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets, and serves as Editor-at-Large for the Kenyon Review. Waldrep’s fourth poetry collection, Your Father on the Train of Ghosts–in collaboration with John Gallaher–is due out from BOA Editions in April 2011.

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