Texas Tech University

Reading Series

2016-17 TTU Creative Writing Program Reading Series

All readings in English Auditorium 001 at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted

October 20 | Kevin Prufer

Kevin Prufer
Kevin Prufer is the author of six books of poetry and the editor of numerous anthologies, the most recent of which is Churches (Four Way Books, 2014). His forthcoming edited volumes include Into English: An Anthology of Multiple Translations (Graywolf, 2016, w/Martha Collins) and Literary Publishing in the 21st Century (Milkweed, 2016; w/Wayne Miller and Travis Kurowski).Prufer is also Editor-at-Large of Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing, Co-Curator of the Unsung Masters Series, and Professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston and the low-residency MFA at Lesley University. Among Prufer's awards and honors are four Pushcart prizes and multiple Best American Poetry selections, numerous awards from the Poetry Society of America, the Prairie Schooner/Strousse Award, two William Rockhill Nelson awards, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Lannan Foundation.




Department of English