Great Writers, Great Readings presents Philip Levine
Hofstra University’s Department of English and the M.F.A. in Creative Writing present the tenth annual Great Writers, Great Readings Series at Hofstra: A Yearlong Celebration. The series kicks off with poet Philip Levine on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 7 p.m. Mr. Levine is an award-winning American poet best known for his poems about working-class Detroit. Mr. Levine’s recent books include News of the World (2010); Breath (2004); The Mercy (1999); and The Simple Truth (1994), which won the Pulitzer Prize. In 2011, Mr. Levine was named the 18th U.S. Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress.
Great Writers, Great Readings was launched by Hofstra University in recognition of the importance of writing and literature in a liberal arts education. In addition to a baccalaureate degree in English, Hofstra currently offers an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and an M.A. in English. The program's faculty include playwright Erik Brogger, author Julia Markus and two Guggenheim Fellows: novelist Martha McPhee and poet Phillis Levin.
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Cost:Free and open to the public
Hempstead, NY 11549
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