THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH’S GUEST WRITERS SERIES – AN EVENING WITH MAJOR JACKSON AND AFTERNOON Q&A
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Reading)
Friday, March 1, 2019, Starts at Noon (Q&A)
Finch Lane Gallery
Major Jackson is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Roll Deep, described in the New York Times Book Review as “a remixed odyssey.” He is the editor of Library of America’s Countee Cullen: Collected Poems. His poems, book reviews, and essays have appeared in AGNI, American Poetry Review, Boston Review,The New Yorker, Paris Review, Poetry, Tin House, among other fine literary periodicals. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, a Whiting Writers’ Award and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. Major Jackson is the Richard Dennis Green and Gold Professor and University Distinguished Professor at the University of Vermont. He serves as the Poetry Editor of the Harvard Review.
READ LOCAL ONSITE
Stephen Trimble and David Pace
Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Finch Lane Gallery
A collaboration between Salt Lake City Arts Council and 15 Bytes with support from Utah Humanities, READ LOCAL Onsite pairs emerging local writers with established writers for a reading and discussion of their work.
STEPHEN TRIMBLE has been a freelance writer and photographer since the 1970s. The breadth of his awards mirrors the wide embrace of his work: The Sierra Club’s Ansel Adams Award for photography and conservation, The National Cowboy Museum’s Western Heritage ‘Wrangler’ Award; and a Doctor of Humane Letters from his alma mater, Colorado College. His 25th book, The Capitol Reef Reader, will appear this spring from the University of Utah Press.
DAVID PACE is a fiction and creative nonfiction writer based in Salt Lake City. His debut novel Dream House on Golan Drive (Signature Books) was published in 2015. His other creative work has appeared in Quarterly West, Ellipsis, Alligator Juniper, Dialogue, and Sunstone among other journals. His book-length manuscript “Cold Desert: An Interstate 80 Picaresque” won 2nd place in the 2018 Utah Original Writing Competition in creative nonfiction. His is co-literary editor of 15 Bytes, Utah’s Arts Magazine.
15 Bytes Literary Editor Calvin Jolley will moderate the evening.
Books for sale, courtesy of The King’s English Bookshop.