POETRY READING WITH MARY MAXWELL AND ELIZABETH SAVAGE
April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Poets Mary Maxwell and Elizabeth Savage read from their work.
Mary Maxwell has published five volumes of poems, most recently Oral Lake. She also recently completed a volume of nonfiction about the genesis and meaning of the movie, The Night of the Hunter, whose origins can be traced back to her childhood hometown of Clarksburg, West Virginia. A winner of the “Discovery”/The Nation Award and the recipient of residential fellowship from the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, she has also been a visiting artist and scholar at the American Academy in Rome.
Since 2008, Elizabeth Savage has served as poetry editor for Kestrel: A Journal of Literature & Art. Her third book of poetry, Daylight Scoured, and a fourth chapbook, Detail, will be published later this year. New poems appear or are forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, Hotel Amerika, and Shenandoah. New critical works appear in Quo Anima: spirituality and innovation in contemporary women’s poetry and Journal of Modern Literature. She is a professor of English at Fairmont State University in Fairmont, West Virginia.