Writers at Sonoma Fall 2014 Season

SSU’s annual literary reading series, Writers at Sonoma brings nationally and internationally known writers to campus and the larger community.  All readings are free and open to the public.

Poetry Reading with Julia Carr and Claudia Keelan

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 7:00 PM in Person Theatre

Julie Carr is the author of six books of poetry, most recently 100 Notes on Violence, Sarah-Of Fragments and Lines, and RAG, just out from Omnidawn. Think Tank is forthcoming from Solid Objects in 2015. Surface Tension: Ruptural Time and the Poetics of Desire in Late Victorian Poetry was published by Dalkey Archive in 2013. Her co-translation of Leslie Kaplan's Excess-The Factory was recently published in a chapbook from Commune Editions. She co-directs Counterpath Gallery and Counterpath Press and lives in Denver. Carr teaches in the MFA program at the University of Colorado, Boulder.


Claudia Keelan is the author of six books poetry, most recently the verse drama O, Heart (Barrow Street 2014).  Her honors include the Beatrice Hawley Award from Alice James Books (Utopic, 2001) and The Jerome Shestack Prize from the American Poetry Review in 2007 for “Everybody’s Autobiography” from Missing Her (New Issues 2009). A book of translations Truth of My Songs: The Poems of the Trobairitz is forthcoming from Omnidawn in 2015. She is Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she edits the literary annual Interim (www.interimmag.org)

More Information

These events are sponsored by SSU's Instructionally Related Activities, The Nadenia Newkirk Fund for Writers, and The Small Press Club.

For further information about the series, contact Gillian Conoley, 707-664-3919.