Creative Writing Coffee Hour to feature Joseph Harrison
Posted: Monday, September 19, 2016
The first Creative Writing Coffee Hour will take place on Wednesday, September 14, at 4:00 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. Joseph Harrison will be the guest speaker. The Creative Writing Coffee Hours are free and open to the public.
Harrison’s most recent volume of poetry, Shakespeare’s Horse, was published by The Waywiser Press in 2015. His other books are Identity Theft (Waywiser, 2008), Someone Else’s Name (Waywiser, 2003), and The Fly in the Ointment (1994; 20th anniversary edition: Syllabic Press, 2014). Harrison’s poems have been widely published in journals and anthologies.
In 2005 he received an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2009 Harrison was awarded a Fellowship in Poetry by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is senior American editor for The Waywiser Press, and lives in Baltimore, Maryland.