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Poet Juliana Gray to give reading at CCU

March 17, 2014

A poetry reading by Juliana Gray will be presented at Coastal Carolina University on Thursday, March 27, at 4:30 p.m. in the James J. Johnson Auditorium, as a part of the Words to Say It series sponsored by CCU’s Department of English. Gray is the author of two acclaimed poetry collections, “Roleplay” and “The Man Under My Skin.”

An associate professor of English at Alfred University in western New York, Gray earned a master’s degree from the University of Tennessee and a Ph. D. from the University of Cincinnati.

An Alabama native, her most recent book of poetry, “Roleplay,” won the 2010 Orphic Prize and was published in 2012 by Dream Horse Press. Her first book, “The Man Under My Skin,” was published in 2005. Her work has been published in literary magazines such as “The Hopkins Review,” “New South” and “32 Poems.”

The James J. Johnson Auditorium is located on the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business at 119 Chanticleer Drive E. on the CCU campus in Conway.

For more information, contact Cara Blue Adams, coordinator of the Words to Say It series, at 843-349-2532.