Ark. (January 30, 2018) – On
Thursday, February 1, Hendrix Creative Writing faculty members Hope Coulter, Tyrone
Jaeger, and Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers will read from and discuss their work in
Reves Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. This event will be followed by a reception and
book signing in Trieschmann Gallery.
Hope Coulter has taught creative writing at
Hendrix since 1993 and has directed the Hendrix-Murphy Foundation since 2013.
Her books include the novels The Errand of the Eye and Dry
Bones, published in 1988 and 1990 by August House, and the poetry
collection The Wheel of Light, released in 2015 as part of the New
Poets Series of BrickHouse Books. She has won numerous awards for her writing,
including the 2014 Laman Library Writers Fellowship, two Pushcart nominations,
Arkansas’s Porter Prize for Literary Excellence, and the Short Story Award
of Louisiana Life magazine. Hope grew up in Alexandria, Louisiana,
and earned her bachelor’s degree at Harvard and her MFA at Queens University of
Tyrone Jaeger was born and raised in the Catskill Mountains. He
received his PhD from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is an Associate
Professor of English-Creative Writing at Hendrix. He is the author of the
cross-genre novella The Runaway Note
and the story collection So Many True
Believers. His first novel, Radio
Eldorado, will be published in June 2018. Visit him online at
Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers is the author of two
poetry collections: Chord Box
(University of Arkansas Press, 2013), which was a finalist for the Lambda
Literary Award, and The Tilt Torn Away from the Seasons (Eyewear
Publishing, forthcoming, 2018), selected by Kimiko Hahn from the Sexton
competition. Her creative nonfiction can be found in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017, Best American Travel Writing 2017, The Missouri Review, The
Rumpus, and elsewhere. A former Kenyon
Review Fellow, she is currently the Murphy Visiting Fellow in English.
event is sponsored by the Hendrix-Murphy Foundation Programs in Literature and
Language. For more information about this and future events, please contact Henryetta
Vanaman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Hendrix College
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