The reading will feature notable poets Sarah Freligh and Hadara Bar-Nadav. The event is part of Missouri State’s 2016 Reading Series and the Moon City Press Missouri Authors Series.
Sarah Freligh is the author of three books of poetry, including “Sad Math” (Moon City Press, 2015), winner of the 2014 Moon City Poetry Award.
Freligh’s work has appeared in numerous literary journals. Among her awards are a 2009 poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a poetry grant from the Constance Saltonstall Foundation in 2006 and a grant from the New York State Council for the Arts in 1997.
Hear an interview with Freligh on KSMU’s Missouri State Journal:
Hadara Bar-Nadav is the author of four collections, most recently “Fountain and Furnace: Poems” (Tupelo Press, 2015). Her work has earned numerous awards, including the Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize, the Sunken Garden Prize and fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.
Bar-Nadav is co-author of the best-selling textbook Writing Poems, 8th ed. She is currently an associate professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Come to the reading
Date: April 8
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Plaster Student Union Theater
Admission: Free and open to the public