Oct. 25: VWRS - Brenda Shaughnessy

Where: Kimball Theatre

When: Thursday, October 25, 7:00 PM



Brenda Shaughnessy

Brenda Shaughnessy’s most recent collection of poetry is Our Andromeda (Copper Canyon Press, September 2012).  She is also the author of Human Dark with Sugar, which was a finalist for the 2008 NBCC Award, and Interior with Sudden Joy.


Her poems have appeared in Harpers, McSweeney’s, The Nation, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Slate and elsewhere. She is Poetry Editor-At-Large at Tin House Magazine, and is Assistant Professor of English and in the M.F.A. Program at Rutgers-Newark. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, son and daughter.

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The Visiting Writers Reading Series is supported by Whitman's department of English, the Mabel Groseclose fund, the offices of the Dean/Provost and President, and through a generous anonymous donation.