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2024 | WSU Visiting Writers Series: Reading and Q&A with Gabrielle Calvocoressi

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


WSU Visiting Writers Series: Reading and Q&A with Poet, Author, and Editor Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Tuesday, April 2, 5:00 pm
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art


ABOUT THE AUTHOR | Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart, Apocalyptic Swing (a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize), and Rocket Fantastic, winner of the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry. Calvocoressi is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including a Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship from Stanford University; a Rona Jaffe Woman Writer’s Award; a Lannan Foundation residency in Marfa, TX; the Bernard F. Conners Prize from The Paris Review; and a residency from the Civitella di Ranieri Foundation, among others. Calvocoressi’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in numerous magazines and journals including The Baffler, The New York Times, POETRY, Boston Review, Kenyon Review, Tin House, and The New Yorker. Calvocoressi is an Editor at Large at Los Angeles Review of Books, and Poetry Editor at Southern Cultures. Works in progress include a non-fiction book entitled, The Year I Didn’t Kill Myself and a novel, The Alderman of the Graveyard. Calvocoressi teaches at UNC Chapel Hill and lives in Old East Durham, NC, where joy, compassion, and social justice are at the center of their personal and poetic practice. Calvocoressi is the Beatrice Shepherd Blane Fellow at the Harvard-Radcliffe Institute for 2022–2023.

The reading is hosted at the museum by the WSU Visiting Writers Series.

Gabrielle’s 1-credit ENG 358 Creative Writing Poetry Workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 3–8:30 p.m. in the Bundy Reading Room of Avery Hall. Contact Your CAS Advisor to Sign Up!


The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU is located in the Crimson Cube (on Wilson Road across from Martin Stadium and the CUB) on the WSU Pullman campus.


April 2
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Kristin Becker