Thornton Reader - CM Burroughs
CM Burroughs’ debut collection of poetry, The Vital System, is available from Tupelo Press. She has received commissions from the Studio Museum of Harlem and the Warhol Museum to create poetry in response to art installations. A Pushcart Prize nominee and a finalist for the 2009 Gift of Freedom Award, her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in journals including Callaloo, jubilat, Ploughshares, VOLT, Bat City Review, and Sou’wester. Sponsored by the Richard H. Thornton Endowment in English.
Hopwood Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.