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Joynes Literary Series

2014 – 2015 Events
Events are free and open to ALL UT students unless otherwise noted

A Reading by Poet Carrie Fountain

carrie fountain

Carrie Fountain’s first book of Poetry, Burn Lake, won the 2009 National Poetry Series and was published by Penguin. Her new book, Instant Winner, is an exploration of motherhood, spirituality, identity and everyday life. Fountain visited the Joynes Reading Room (CRD 007) on November 12th at 7 p.m. to read from her work, discuss her writing process and answer questions from the audience. This event was free and open to the public.

Creative Writing Professor, Malachi Black

Malachi Black

Malachi Black is the author of the poetry collection Storm Toward Morning (Copper Canyon Press, 2014). His poems appear in journals including Poetry, Ploughshares, Boston Review, AGNI, Narrative, The Southern Review, and Southwest Review, among others, and his work has several times been set to music and otherwise featured in exhibitions both in the U.S. and abroad. He is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of San Diego. Black will read in the Joynes Room (CRD 007) on Thursday, November 20th at 7 p.m. A limited number of free books will be available before the reading.