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Wick Poetry Center Brings Vietnam Vet and Pulitzer Prize Winner to Kent State (09/28/2009)

The Wick Poetry Center will host readings from Edward Micus and Stephen Dunn on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. in Room 306 ABC of the Kent Student Center.

Stephen Dunn is the author of sixteen books, including Different Hours, which won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. He has been the recipient of many awards including the James Wright Prize from Mid-American Review, the Theodore Rothke Prize from Poetry Northwest, and many others.  His poems have appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, the American Poetry Review and other journals.  Since 1974 he has taught at Richard Stockton College of NJ, where he is Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing. 

Edward Micus is the winner of the 2009 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize.  He is retired assistant director of the Center for Creative Success at Mankato State University in Minnesota. Micus is the past winner of the Loft-McKnight Poetry Award, a finalist for the Minneosta Book Award, and winner of the New Rivers Press New Voices award.  His poetry has been published in The Harvard Review, Laurel Review, Poetry and elsewhere.   

These Wick Poetry Center events are free and open to the public. For more info on this and other events, visit the Wick Poetry Center's Web site at www.kent.edu/wick.  

Media Contact: Nicole Robinson, 330-672-2101, nlrobin1@kent.edu

 
 

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