Spring Thornton Guest Reader - Christopher Bakken

 

Day: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Time: 
8 p.m.
Where: 
Sydnor Performance Hall
Event Details: 

Christopher Bakken is the author of two books of poetry, Goat Funeral (2006) and After Greece (2001), and a culinary memoir called Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table. He also co-translated The Lions' Gate: Selected Poems of Titos Patrikios. He has been awarded the T.S. Eliot Prize in Poetry, the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, the Helen C. Smith Memorial Award from the Texas Institute of Letters, and he served as a Fulbright Fellow in American Studies at the University of Bucharest. He teaches at Allegheny College.

He will read from his work Wednesday, March 27. Reception and book signing will follow. Event is free and open to the public.

The reading is sponsored by The Richard H. Thornton Endowment in English and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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