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Gray Jacobik Reading @ St. John Fisher

Subject: Poet Gray Jacobik reading a selection of poems from her award-winning poetry collections.  Book signing to follow reading.

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013  at 7:30 p.m.
Location: St. John Fisher College, Wilson Formal Lounge

Cost: Free.

Gray Jacobik is an American poet whose poems and essays have appeared in literary magazines and journals and in several anthologies. She is the winner of The Yeats Prize, the Emily Dickinson Prize, and in 2009 “The Skeptic’s Prayer” received the 2009 Third Coast Poetry Prize. The Double Task received The Juniper Prize and was nominated for The James Laughlin Award and The Poet’s Prize. The Surface of Last Scattering was selected by X. J. Kennedy as the winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize. Brave Disguises received the AWP Poetry Series Award. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize more than twenty times, most recently in 2009 (for “Oysters” Southern Women’s Review). In 2002, she was the Robert Frost Poet‑in‑Residence at The Frost Place. For several years, as a professor of literature, she taught at Eastern Connecticut State University, and from 2003 until 2009, she taught on the faculty of the Stonecoast MFA Program. Little Boy Blue: A Memoir in Verse is her most recent collection, published by CavanKerryPress. For more details and to read and hear poems, please visit Gray’s website at www.grayjacobik.com.

Thanks M.J. for the heads up!!!!

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