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Feb. 23: Award-winning poet, translator to read

PULLMAN, Wash. – Writer and translator Rebecca Gayle Howell will give a free, public poetry reading and answer questions at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Museum of Art as part of the Washington State University English Department Visiting Writer Series.

Visiting writer series with Jonathan Johnson

WSU’s Department of English launches the Visiting Writer Series with poet and nonfiction writer Jonathan Johnson, who will read Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Art/WSU.   Jonathan Johnson’s second collection of poems, In the Land We Imagined Ourselves, is forthcoming from Carnegie Mellon University Press. He is also the […]

WSU sets poetry reading on North Richland campus

The spring WSU Tri-Cities Reading Series will feature one of the state’s premier poets, Sam Hamill, on Friday, April 7 at 8 p.m. in the East Building Auditorium on the north Richland campus. The event is free and open to the public.The author of more than 14 books of poetry and translations, Hamill has received […]

Poetry reading remembers WSU poet, teacher April 13

Poetry written by the late Ruth Slonim will highlight an April 13 program to remember the popular Washington State University English faculty member, who died Feb. 16 at the age of 87.The event, which will take place at 3 p.m. in Avery Hall’s Bundy Reading Room, “honors the long and productive career of Ruth Slonim […]

Teacher, poet Slonim dies

Ruth Slonim, unofficial poet laureate of WSU, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, in a Moscow care center. She was 87. She joined the WSU faculty in 1947. During her 36-year tenure at WSU, she taught modern poetry and English literature. In 1967, she was the first woman faculty member to be invited to deliver the WSU […]