Axton Reading Series

Department of English reading series featuring distinguished writers

SPRING 2023 Axton Readers

Spring 2023 Axton Readers

Ross Gay

Ross Gay

Axton Reading:
 March 9 7:30 pm
Chao Auditorium (Esktrom Library)

Axton Master Craft Talk:
 March 10, 10 am to noon
Bingham Humanities (HUM) 300

Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against WhichBringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding, winner of the PEN American Literary Jean Stein Award; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His first collection of essays, The Book of Delights (2019) was a New York Times bestseller. His newest collection of essays, Inciting Joy, was released by Algonquin in October of 2022. 


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University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292


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