OMAHA – The University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) 2015 Writer’s Workshop Reading Series will continue with a public reading by poet Susan Aizenberg, on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m., in the Art Gallery of the UNO Weber Fine Arts Building.
Aizenberg most recently published a collection titled Quiet City. Her other poetry collections include Peru and Muse, which received Virginia Commonwealth University’s Levis Prize, as well as the Nebraska Book Award.
An alumna of the UNO Writer’s Workshop, Aizenberg is currently a professor in Creighton University’s English Department. She is also the co-editor, with poet Erin Belieu, of The Extraordinary Tide: New Poetry by American Women, an anthology used in classrooms across the country. Aizenberg’s poems have been widely anthologized and published in numerous publications.
Remaining 2015 Writer’s Workshop Reading Series Dates:
- Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. – Susan Aizenberg, poet
- Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. – Brando Skyhorse, memoirist & journalist
- Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. – Lisa Sandlin, fiction writer
Each reading will be held in the Art Gallery of UNO’s Weber Fine Arts Building. For special needs or assistance, call 402.554.2406 (TTY 402.554.3799).
For media requests, please contact:
Sam Petto, UNO Media Relations Coordinator
Charley Reed, UNO Associate Director of Media Relations
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