John Taggart Book Reading
Thu, October 23, 2008 • 7:00 PM - 6:00 PM • Joynes Reading Room
John Taggart will read from his new book of poems, "There Are Birds"
John Taggart is the author of a dozen previous volumes of poetry, including Crosses: Poems 1992-1998 (Stop Press, 2006) and Pastorelles (Flood Editions, 2004). He has also published two books of criticism, Remaining Light: Ant Meditations on a Painting by Edward Hoper (SUNY Press, 1993) and Songs of Degrees: Essays on Contemporary Poetry and Poetics (The University of Alabama Press, 1994). He lives in the Cumberland Valley of south-central Pennsylvania. Now retired, Taggart was a professor of English and director of the Program in Interdisciplinary Arts at Shippensburg University.