Sharon White Reading: On Voyage
Author Sharon White will be reading from her work "On Voyage".
Feb 25, 2011
from 11:30 am to 01:00 pm
|Where||Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library|
|Contact Name||Steven Gonzales|
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This Friday. 2/25, author Sharon White will be reading from her work "On Voyage," the winning short story in this year's Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction. The reading will be held in the Bingham Poetry Room of Ekstrom Library and will begin at 11:30am.
Sharon White is the author of a collection of poetry, Bone House. Her memoir, Field Notes, A Geography of Mourning, received the Julia Ward Howe Prize, Honorable Mention, from the Boston Author’s Club. Some of her other awards include a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship for Creative Nonfiction, the Leeway Foundation Award for Achievement, a Colorado Council on the Arts Fellowship, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Her poems, essays, and articles have appeared in many magazines and journals including Isotope, House Beautiful, Appalachia, Kalliope, and North American Review.
She teaches writing at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Sharon White's reading is given as part of the Louisville Conference for Literature and Culture Since 1900.