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Poetry Reading: Derrick Harriell

October 17, 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Please join us in celebrating 50 years of Creative Writing at UWM with a reading by poet and essayist Derrick Harriell.

Derrick Harriell resides in Oxford, Miss., and teaches in the English and African American Studies programs at the University of Mississippi where he also directs the Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program. His poem collections are “Cotton” (Aquarius Press- Willow Books 2010), “Ropes” (Aquarius Press- Willow Books 2013 – winner of the 2014 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Poetry Book Award), and “Stripper in Wonderland” (LSU Press 2017). His poems and essays have been published widely.

Professor Harriell is also an alumnus of UWM’s English program, earning his PhD in 2012.


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Date:
October 17, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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English Department
Phone:
414-229-4511
Website:
https://uwm.edu/english/

Venue

UWM Hefter Center
3271 N. Lake Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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