Monday, December 28, 2009
Wednesday, January 20th
Richardson Library at DePaul University
2350 N. Kenmore
Mark Turcotte & Miles Harvey
Mark Turcotte’s first major reading since moving back to Chicago.
He will be reading with another visiting faculty member, Miles Harvey. Below are bios for Mark and Miles.
Mark Turcotte (Turtle Mountain Ojibwe) is the author of four collections of poetry, including Exploding Chippewas, and is the recipient of Literary Fellowships from the State of Wisconsin, the National Book Foundation’s American Voices Project, and the Lannan Foundation. His poetry or fiction have appeared in POETRY, Ploughshares, Missouri Review, Kenyon Review, and many other journals. He recently joined the faculty at DePaul as a Visiting Assistant Professor of English.
Miles Harvey is the author of Painter in a Savage Land: The Strange Saga of the First European Artist in North America, which received a 2008 Editors’ Choice award from Booklist and a best-books citation from The Chicago Tribune. His previous book, The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime, a national and international bestseller, was selected by USA Today as one of the top ten books of 2000. He recently joined the faculty at DePaul as an Assistant Professor of English.
It should be a great event.