Mark Nowak
Poet and author Mark Nowak

Creative Writing Reading Series presents Mark Nowak

By Ashley Harris
Public Affairs Specialist

(March 6, 2008)--The UTSA Department of English, Classics and Philosophy will continue the 2007-2008 Creative Writing Reading Series with poet and author Mark Nowak at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 7 in the 1604 Campus John Peace Library Building Assembly Room (4.03.08). The event is free and open to the public.

Nowak is author of "Revenants," "Shut Up Shut Down" and the forthcoming "Coal Mountain Elementary" (Coffee House Press). He is the editor of the journal, XCP: Cross Cultural Poetics.

His current projects include facilitating poetry dialogues between autoworkers at the St. Paul Ford assembly plant (slated for closure in 2008 as part of Ford's "The Way Forward" plan) and Ford workers at plants in Port Elizabeth and Pretoria, South Africa, through the United Autoworkers (UAW) and NUMSA (National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa).

UTSA parking is available in lot 3 (Faculty/Staff B spaces) for all Creative Writing Reading Series Events at the UTSA 1604 Campus.

For more information, contact Wendy Barker at (210) 458-4374.

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