University of Rochester

EVENT: Reading by poet Donald Revell as part of The Plutzik Series

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, in the Gowen Room in Wilson Commons on the University of Rochesterís River Campus.

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.
Note: Parking is available on University lots after 7 p.m. weeknights.

November 29, 2004

Poet Donald Revell will be reading excerpts from his works at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in the Gowen Room in Wilson Commons on the University of Rochesterís River Campus as part of The Plutzik Series.

Revell has published eight books of poetry, including his most recent collections titled Arcady (2002) and My Mojave (2003). His work includes translations of two volumes by the French poet Guillaume Apollinaire, Alcools (1995) and The Self-Dismembered Man (2004).

His honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Ingram Merrill Foundation. In addition, Revell has twice been given the PEN Center USA award in poetry.

Revell is a professor of English and the director of creative writing at the University of Utah; he is also poetry editor for Colorado Review.

The Plutzik Series is one of the countryís oldest and most prestigious literary reading programs. Established to honor the work of Hyam Plutzik, a distinguished poet and Deane Professor of Poetry and Rhetoric at the University, it has featured more than 175 noted writers, including Pulitzer Prize-winners Anthony Hecht, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, Gwendolyn Brooks, Richard Wilbur, and Galway Kinnell. It is administered by the Department of English.

For more information, please contact (585) 275-4092.

Note to Editors: This event was postponed from its originally scheduled date of Nov. 3.




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