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Poet Rachel Zucker reads at Prout

Posted by bgsuenglish on October 21, 2009

authorPoet Rachel Zucker will read at Prout Chapel tomorrow night (Thursday, October 22) as part of the Creative Writing Reading Series. She is the author of The Bad Wife Handbook, The Last Clear Narrative, and Eating in the Underworld. Zucker is the winner of the Salt Hill Poetry Award and the Barrow Street Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in many journals, including 3rd Bed, American Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Colorado Review, Epoch, Fence, Iowa Review, Pleiades, and Prairie Schooner as well as in the Best American Poetry 2001 anthology.

Zucker has taught at Yale, NYU and Makor. From 2005-2007 she was the poet-in-residence at Fordham University. She is currently working on her fourth collection of poems, Museum of Accidents, which will be published by Wave Books in 2009.

The reading begins at 7:30 p.m.


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