Join us for an evening of poetry with Lisa Russ Spaar and George David Clark. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
Lisa Russ Spaar is the author and editor of over ten books, including Monticello in Mind: 50 Contemporary Poets on Jefferson (UVA Press, 2016), Orexia: Poems (Persea, 2017), and the forthcoming anthology “more truly and more strange”: Contemporary American Self-Portrait Poems (Persea, 2019). Her honors include a Rona Jaffe Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Pushcart Prize. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. She is a professor of English and creative writing at the University of Virginia.
George David Clark’s first book, Reveille, won the 2015 Miller Williams Prize and his new work can be found in Agni, The Georgia Review, The Gettysburg Review, The Hopkins Review, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. An assistant professor of English at Washington & Jefferson College, David edits 32 Poems and lives with his wife and their four young children in Washington, Pennsylvania.