As part of the Fall 2013 Reading Series, the Department of Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago will feature Carmen Giménez Smith reading both poetry and nonfiction.
When: Wednesday, September 11, 5:30pm
Where: Ferguson Hall, 600 S. Michigan Ave, 101
CARMEN GIMÉNEZ SMITH is the author of a memoir, Bring Down the Little Birds, and four poetry collections— Milk and Filth, Goodbye, Flicker, The City She Was, and Odalisque in Pieces. She is the recipient of a 2011 American Book Award, the 2011 Juniper Prize for Poetry, and a 2011-2012 fellowship in creative nonfiction from the Howard Foundation. Formerly a Teaching-Writing Fellow at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, she teaches in the creative writing program at New Mexico State University, while serving as the editor-in-chief of the literary journal Puerto del Sol and the publisher of Noemi Press.