Poetry Reading with Rose McLarney

February 9, 2015  


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Poet Rose McLarney will be the featured reader for the Feb. 18 installment of Purdue's 2014-2015 Literary Reading Series at 7:30 p.m. in the Krannert Auditorium, Room 140.

The poet will also be available for questions during a question-and-answer session at 4:30 p.m. the same day in Stewart Center, Room 214D. Both events, sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program, are free and open to the public.

McLarney has published two collections of poems, "Its Day Being Gone, winner of the National Poetry Series, and "The Always Broken Plates of Mountains." She has also received the Fellowship of Southern Writers' New Writing Award for Poetry.

She has been awarded fellowships by the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire and Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College in Vermont. Currently an assistant professor of poetry at Oklahoma State University, McLarney has also taught at Warren Wilson in North Carolina where she earned her master's in fine arts. 

Source: Rebecca McKanna, visiting writers series coordinator, rmckanna@purdue.edu 

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