The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Jacqueline Osherow, Poet

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The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Jacqueline Osherow, Poet

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The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Jacqueline Osherow, Poet

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location

Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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Details

Our Cropper Series' first reading of the 2019-2020 year is the Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series with Jacqueline Osherow, Poet, on Thursday, September 26, 2019.  The reading will be in Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, at 6 p.m.  A dessert reception and book signing will follow the reading.

Osherow will also give a lecture earlier in the day: the annual Barrie Cropper Memorial Lecture on the Craft of Creative Writing takes place at 12:30 p.m. in Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Room E/F (note room change from Room A). 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.

Sponsored by the Cropper Center for Creative Writing.

Jaqueline Osherow - My Lookalike at the Krishna Temple

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