Spring Visiting Writers Series Concludes April 17 With Poet Joshua Robbins

The Spring Visiting Writers Series concludes Thursday, April 17 with poet Joshua Robbins, author of Praise Nothing.

Robbins' recognitions include the James Wright Poetry Award, the New South Prize, selection for the Best New Poets anthology, multiple Pushcart Prize nominations, and the Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. His work regularly appears in journals such as the Mid-American ReviewThird CoastVerse DailyCopper Nickel, and Southern Poetry Review.

His reading and talk begins at 6 p.m. in Elder Gallery. 

The series kicked off in early February with fiction writer Mary Helen Stefaniak, prize winning author of The Turk and My Mother and Self Storage and Other Stories.  In March the Visiting Writers Series featured poet Trey Moody, author of Though That Nature. 

The Visiting Writers Series is held in Elder Gallery, located in the Rogers Center for Fine Arts at 50th Street & Huntington Ave. It is free and open to the public. 

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Author Mary Helen Stefaniak kicked off the Spring Visiting Writers Series on Feb. 17.
Poet Trey Moody was featured on March 6.
Poet Joshua Robbins concludes this year's Spring Writers Series on April 17.