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Poetry and Creative Nonfiction Reading and Craft Talk
November 6, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating indefinitely
The UWM English Department presents poet, critic, editor, and essayist Michael Dowdy. Dowdy will read from his award-winning poetry collection, Urbilly, and from his latest project, a volume of lyric essays.
In addition, Dowdy will deliver a craft talk entitled “Poets, Critics, and the Limits of Literary Citizenship” on that same day at 2:00 pm in Curtin Hall, 175.
Michael Dowdy is a poet, critic, editor, and essayist. His works include a book of poems, Urbilly (2017), a scholarly study of Latinx poetry, Broken Souths: Latina/o Poetic Responses to Neoliberalism and Globalization (2013), and, as coeditor with Claudia Rankine, a critical anthology, American Poets in the 21st Century: Poetics of Social Engagement (2018). He teaches poetry and Latinx literature at the University of South Carolina.