Literary Reading Series continues Oct. 19 with poet Mary Ruefle

October 14, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Poet Mary Ruefle will be a Literary Reading Series featured reader at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in Krannert Auditorium, Room 140 at Purdue University. Ruefle also will conduct a Q&A session at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in Grissom Hall, Room 102.

Both events, sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program, are free and open to the public.

Ruefle has written numerous books including "Trances of the Blast," "Indeed I Was Pleased with the World," "A Little White Shadow," "Post Meridian" and "The Adamant," winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, as well as a Whiting Writers' Award, and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her work has been anthologized in Best American Poetry, Great American Prose Poems, American Alphabets: 25 Contemporary Poets and The Next American Essay. Ruefle has also published a collection of fiction, "The Most of It." 

News Service contact: John Hughey, 765-494-2432,

Source: Samantha Atkins, visiting writers series coordinator,  

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