Poetry reading with Alice Friman on April 2

March 30, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Poet Alice Friman will be the featured reader for the Literary Reading Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (April 2) in the Krannert Auditorium, Room 140 at Purdue University.

The event, sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program, is free and open to the public.

Friman has published six full-length collections of poetry: "The View from Saturn," "Vinculum," "The Book of the Rotten Daughter," "Zoo," "Inverted Fire," and "Reporting from Corinth." Her work has been included in numerous anthologies, including "The Best American Poetry 2009."

Friman has received a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from MacDowell and Yaddo. She is professor emerita at the University of Indianapolis and is currently poet-in-residence in the MFA program at Georgia College and State University. 

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

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