Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Carmen Giménez Smith Reading

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 FilthGoodbye, FlickerThe 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.