Visiting Writers Series: Stephen Dunn & Barbara Hurd

January 29
7 pm
Scott House

Stephen Dunn Lines of Defense Barbara Hurd Putting an Ear to the Ground

Stephen Dunn is the author of sixteen collections of poetry, including Here and Now andWhat Goes On: Selected & New Poems 1995–2009. Different Hours won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001, and Loosestrife was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist in 1996. His other W.W. Norton books areNew & Selected Poems: 1974–1994, Landscape at the End of the Century, Between Angels, and Riffs & Reciprocities: Prose Pairs. A seventeenth collection, Lines of Defense, has recently been published.

Barbara Hurd is the author of Stepping into the Same River Twice (with artist Patricia Hilton),Walking the Wrack Line: On Tidal Shifts and What Remains, Entering the Stone: On Caves and Feeling Through the Dark, a (Library Journal Best Natural History Book of the Year), The Singer’s TempleStirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination, (a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2001), Objects in this Mirror, and forthcoming from University of Georgia Press: Putting An Ear to the Ground. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including Bellingham Review, Prairie Schooner, Best American Essays 1999, Best American Essays 2001, The Yale Review, The Georgia Review, Orion, and Audubon.