Literature
A native of the Gulf south, Kent Wascom’s debut novel, The Blood of Heaven, the first volume of The Golden Circle Sextet series, was cited as a Notable Book of 2013 by the Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle as well as listed among the best books of the year by Esquire, NPR, and Publisher's Weekly.

October 9, 2014
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Memorial Hall, Memorial Hall

Appointed in mid-June as U.S. Poet Laureate, Charles Wright is the author of twenty-four collections of poetry. Wright’s honors include many of the most prestigious awards in the field of poetry.

October 23, 2014
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Ben Lerner is the author of three books of poetry: The Lichtenberg FiguresAngle of Yaw, and Mean Free Path, all published by Copper Canyon Press.

December 4, 2014
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Memorial Hall, Memorial Hall