A free poetry reading by Matthew Minicucci will take place on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., in the UP Bookstore. Minicucci is the author of two collections of poetry: Small Gods, a finalist for the 2016 Green Rose Prize from New Issues Press, and Translation (Kent State University Press, 2015), chosen by Jane Hirshfield for the 2014 Wick Poetry Prize. His poetry and essays have appeared in numerous journals including the Alaska Quarterly Review, The Believer, Gettysburg Review, Oregon Humanities, The Southern Review, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. His awards include the 2018 C. Hamilton Bailey Oregon Literary Fellowship and the Stanley P. Young Fellowship in Poetry from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Last summer, he served as Artist-in-Residence at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.
The reading is part of the English department’s Reading and Lecture Series. To learn more, visit Minicucci’s website at matthewminicucci.com.