Monday, April 12, 2010

Ed Roberson @ Columbia College

Spring 2010

Sponsored by
the English Department
of Columbia College Chicago

Ed Roberson
Wednesday, April 14
Hokin Hall
623 South Wabash, Room 109

ED ROBERSON (b.1939 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is author of eight books of poetry. His most recent book, The New Wing of the Labyrinth, was published by Singing Horse Press in 2009. City Eclogue was published spring 2006, Number 23 in the Atelos series. His collection, Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In, was a winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize; his book Atmosphere Conditions was a winner of the National Poetry Series and was nominated for the Academy of American Poets’ Lenore Marshall Award. He is a recipient of the Lila Wallace Writers’ Award and the Poetry Society of America’s Shelley Memorial Award. His next book, To See the Earth Before the End of the World, is due out from Wesleyan University Press in the fall of 2010. Retired from Rutgers University, Ed Roberson currently lives in Chicago where he taught classes and workshops as Visiting Professor at Columbia College Chicago, 2004-7. He has been Visiting Artist in the Center for the Writing Arts at Northwestern University, 2007, taught in the Poetry and Poetics Program as Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago, 2008. He is currently Artist in Residence at Northwestern University teaching in the English Department, Creative Writing Program.

This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call (312) 369-8819.