The Barrie Cropper Memorial Lecture on Creative Writing: Jacqueline Osherow

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The Barrie Cropper Memorial Lecture on Creative Writing: Jacqueline Osherow

This event occurred in the past

The Barrie Cropper Memorial Lecture on Creative Writing: Jacqueline Osherow

This event occurred in the past

Date and Time

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Room E/F (note room change from Room A)

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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The 2019-2020 Cropper Series kicks off on Thursday, September 26, 2019, with the annual Barrie Cropper Memorial Lecture on the Craft of Creative Writing with poet Jacqueline Osherow. The lecture is at 12:30 p.m. in the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Room E/F (note room change from Room A).

Osherow will return in the evening for a poetry reading at the Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series at 6 p.m. in Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium.  A dessert reception and book signing will follow the evening reading.  Both events are free and open to the public.

Jacqueline Osherow was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1956. She is the author of eight collections of poetry: Looking for Angels in New York (U of Georgia Press, 1988), Conversations with Survivors (U of Georgia Press, 1994) With a Moon in Transit (Grove, 1996), Dead Men’s Praise (Grove, 1999), The Hoopoe’s Crown (BOA, 2005), Whitethorn (LSU Press, 2011) Ultimatum from Paradise is (LSU Press, 2014) and My Lookalike at the Krishna Temple (LSU Press, 2019).  She’s received grants from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation and the Witter Bynner Prize from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters , as well as a number of prizes from the Poetry Society of America. Her poems have appeared in many magazines, journals and anthologies, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, American Poetry Review, the Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry, The Longman Anthology of Poetry, Best American Poetry, The Norton Anthology of Jewish-American Literature, The Penguin Book of the Sonnet, Twentieth Century American Poetry and The Making of a Poem. She’s Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Utah.

Jacqueline Osherow - My Lookalike at the Krishna Temple

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