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Visiting Writer: Brian Blanchfield

Brian Blanchfield is the author of three books of poetry and prose, most recently Proxies: Essays Near Knowing, (Nightboat Books), a book that blends cultural close reading and dicey autobiography, for which he received a 2016 Whiting Award in Nonfiction. His collections of poems are Not Even Then (University of California Press) and A Several World (Nightboat Books), which received the 2014 James Laughlin Award and was a longlist finalist for the 2014 National Book Award. He has taught at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Pratt Institute, University of Montana, Cal Arts, and University of Arizona in Tucson, where he was also creator and host of Speedway and Swan Poetry Radio. He is Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Idaho and lives with his partner John in Moscow, Idaho.

Free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 29 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Eliot Hall, Eliot Chapel

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Visiting Writers Series

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