Washington poet to read at Eastern

Posted Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 5:06pm

The USU Eastern English Department is bringing poet Nance Van Winckel to campus on Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center Alumni Room.

Van Winckel is the author of six poetry books, most recently the “Pacific Walkers” for University of Washington Press. She has published four collections of short fiction, including 2013’s “Boneland” from University of Oklahoma Press.

 She is the recipient of two National Endowment of the Arts Poetry Fellowships, a Pushcart Prize plus numerous awards and honors. She teaches in the low-residency master’s of fine arts in the writing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts and is professor emerita in the MFA in writing program at Eastern Washington University.

The reading is free and open to the public to attend. An opportunity to meet and speak with Van Winckel will follow immediately after the reading. Refreshments will be served.

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