Axton Reading Series

Spring 2018 Axton Readers

Kristen Radtke

Kristen Radtke

Kristen Radtke is the author of the graphic nonfiction book Imagine Wanting Only This (Pantheon, 2017). She is the art director and New York editor of The Believer magazine. 

Reading: Thursday, February 8, 7:30 PM
University Writing Center, Ekstrom Library

Master class: Friday, February 9 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Humanities Room 300

Tess Taylor

Tess Taylor

The San Francisco Chronicle called Tess Taylor’s first book, The Forage House, “stunning”. Her second book, Work & Days, was called “our moment’s Georgic” by critic Stephanie Burt and was named one of the 10 best books of poetry of 2016 by the New York Times. Taylor currently chairs the poetry committee of the National Book Critics Circle, and is on-air poetry reviewer for NPR’s All Things Considered. She was most recently a Distinguished Fulbright US Scholar at the Seamus Heaney Centre in Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Reading: Thursday, March 1, 7:30 PM
Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library

Master Class: Friday, March 2, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Humanities Room 300

Jos Charles

Jos Charles

Jos Charles is the author of feeld, a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah (forthcoming September, 2018) and Safe Space (Ahsahta Press, 2016). She is the recipient of the 2016 Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship through the Poetry Foundation and the 2015 Monique Wittig Writer's Scholarship. Jos Charles received an MFA from the University of Arizona and currently resides in Long Beach, CA.

Reading: Thursday, March 29,  7:30 PM
Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library

Master Class: Friday, March 30, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Humanities Room 300

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