Spring Thornton Writer-in-Residence Joshua Kryah
Joshua Kryah was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a PhD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was a Schaeffer Fellow in poetry. He is the author of We Are Starved (2011) and Glean (2007). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, and Shenandoah, among other journals. He teaches at UNLV where he is the poetry editor of Witness.
He will read from his work Thursday, Feb. 28. 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.