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Poet Stuart Dischell to read at Coastal Carolina

October 5, 2007

Award-winning Poet Stuart Dischell will read from his work at Coastal Carolina University on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The reading will be in the Recital Hall of the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts. It is part of the Words to Say It Visiting Writers Series, which is supported by the Department of English.

Dischell teaches poetry writing and contemporary poetry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has published four collections of poetry: "Good Hope Road" (1993), "Evenings and Avenues" (1996), "Dig Safe" (2003) and "Backwards Days" (2007). Individual poems have appeared in a variety of journals, including Agni, Ploughshares, Antioch Review, New Republic and Slate, and his poems have been widely anthologized. In addition, he has received awards from the National Poetry Series, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the North Carolina Arts Council. He was a 2004-2005 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow.

Dischell will sign his books during a small reception after the reading. His most recent books will be available for sale following the presentation.

For more information, call Dan Albergotti, coordinator of the series, at 349-2420.