Reading with Indiana poet Dana Roeser

March 24, 2014  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Indiana poet Dana Roeser will speak at Purdue University on April 2.

The Literary Reading Series event, which is free and open to the public, is at 7:30 p.m. in Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. This event is sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program.

Roeser, who lives in West Lafayette and teaches at Butler University, is the author of the award-winning books of poetry "In the Truth Room" and "Beautiful Motion." Her third book, "The Theme of Tonight's Party Has Been Changed," received the Juniper Prize. It was published by University of Massachusetts Press in March. 

Her poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in such publications as The Iowa Review, Harvard Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Massachusetts Review, Michigan Quarterly Review and Prairie Schooner. She has received fellowships to Yaddo, Ragdale, and the Mary Anderson Center for the Arts.

Writer: Amy Patterson Neubert, 765-494-9723,

Source: Rebecca McKanna, visiting writers' coordinator, 319-400-9163,

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