University of Rochester

EVENT: Reading by Poet Kathleen Wakefield

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: Noon, Wednesday, March 28, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochester's River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

February 12, 2001

Kathleen Wakefield, noted author and poet, will give a reading at the University of Rochester at noon on Wednesday, March 28, in the Welles-Brown Room in the Rush Rhees Library on the River Campus.

Wakefield's lecture is part of the 39th season of the Hyam Plutzik Memorial Poetry Series in conjunction with the Donald R. Clark Enrichment Program in the Humanities.

A resident of Penfield, Wakefield has been a contributor to The Georgia Review, Kenyon Review, The Journal, and Poetry. Her recent publication, Notations on the Visible World, was the winner of the 1999 Anhinga Prize for Poetry. Wakefield, who has taught poetry at some of the Rochester area schools, was also the winner of the 1992 State Street Press Poetry Chapbook Competition for her work, There and Back. A graduate of Mt. Holyoke College in Massachusetts, Wakefield is the recipient of grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts.

For more information about Wakefield's lecture or about the Hyam Plutzik Memorial Poetry Series, contact the University of Rochester Department of English at (585) 275-4092.




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