(Oct. 20, 2011) -- The UTSA Department of English Creative Writing Program will present author Catherine Bowman as the featured speaker in the Fall 2011 Creative Writing Reading Series at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21 in the Business Building University Room (2.06.04) on the UTSA Main Campus.
Free and open to the public, Bowman will read from her books "1-800-Hot-Ribs," "Rock Farm," "Notarikon" and "The Plath Cabinet."
Bowman's poetry has appeared in "Best American Poetry" and numerous anthologies and journals including The Paris Review, TriQuarterly, The Kenyon Review, River Styx, Ploughshares, Crazyhorse, Sycamore Review, Open City and Conjunctions, along with the Los Angeles Times.
She is editor of "Word of Mouth: Poems Featured on NPR's 'All Things Considered,'" an anthology of poems by poets she has reviewed.
Bowman has received the Peregrine Smith Poetry Prize, the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and several fellowships including the Dobie Paisana Fellowship, a Yaddo fellowship and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship.
As a faculty member at Indiana University, she received a teaching award and the IU President's Arts and Humanities Award. She directs the M.F.A. Creative Writing Program at IU and serves as the Ruth Lilly Professor of Poetry.
For more information, visit UTSA Creative Writing Program website.
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