Award-winning poet to present reading April 5

The WSU department of English continues its Spring 2006 Visiting Writer Series on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. with esteemed poet Robert Wrigley. 

Wrigley is the author of six books of poetry, including In the Bank of Beautiful Sins and Reign of Snakes.  He is the recipient of numerous awards, including two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Frederick Bock Prize, and the Kingsley Tufts Award.  His most recent book, Lives of the Animals, won the Poets¹ Prize in 2005.

Wrigley directs and teaches in the University of Idaho Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing.  The reading, sponsored by the WSU department of English, the Visual, Performing, and Literary Arts Committee at WSU, and the Museum of Art/WSU is scheduled for the WSU fine arts auditorium adjacent to the Museum of Art/WSU.  Books and refreshments will be available after the reading. 

Contact Andrea Mason at (509) 335-6846 for more information. 

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