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March 6 public reading to feature writers Ian Stansel, Afaa Michael Weaver
Weaver is the author of 12 collections of poetry and the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, as well as fellowships from the NEA and the Pew Foundation. He received a Fulbright scholarship that won him a teaching appointment at National Taiwan University in 2002. A native of Baltimore and a graduate of Brown University, Weaver also is an award-winning playwright, a translator of contemporary Chinese poetry and the creator of the "Bop," an American poetic form. He teaches at Simmons College and in Drew University's low-residency program for the M.F.A. in poetry and poetry in translation. Profiles of his life and work are maintained by the Poetry Foundation and the Academy of American Poets.
The event is sponsored in part by Marshall University's College of Liberal Arts and Honors College, and A.E. Stringer.