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Poet and Writer Gary Gildner at Prout Chapel

Posted by bgsuenglish on September 26, 2007

gildner_gary.jpgThe Creative Writing program is proud to announce that Idaho-based writer Gary Gildner will read from his work Thursday September 27 at Prout Chapel.

Gildner, a native of Michigan, has authored twenty books of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, including Somewhere Geese Are Flying: New & Selected Stories, My Grandfather’s Book (Michigan State UP, 2004 and 2002 respectively), and The Second Bridge (Algonquin Books, 1987). He has also been honored with numerous awards, including the Robert Frost Fellowship, and the William Carlos Williams and Theodore Roethke poetry prizes, as well as two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships.

You can read excerpts of Gary Gildner’s work online in the Winter 2004 issue of Weber Studies. The reading, which begins at 7:30 pm, is free and open to all.


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