A Poetry Reading by Marianne Boruch
Date: 6:00pm PDT March 4 PST Location: Frank Manor House
Marianne Boruch by Will Dunlap
Frank Manor House
Marianne Boruch’s eight poetry collections include Cadaver, Speak (2014)and The Book of Hours( 2011), a Kingsley-Tufts Poetry Award winner, both from Copper Canyon Press. She’s also the author of two essay collections, In the Blue Pharmacy (Trinity, 2005) and Poetry’s Old Air (Michigan, 1993), and a memoir, The Glimpse Traveler (Indiana, 2011) about hitchhiking in 1971, those days of yore. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, London Review of Books, American Poetry Review, and elsewhere. She’s been awarded fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, as well as artist residencies at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center and at Isle Royale, our most isolated national park. A Fulbright/ Visiting Professor in 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland, she first taught at the University of Maine at Farmington before founding in 1987–and still on faculty at–Purdue University’s MFA program. Since 1988, she’s also taught in the low residency Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.