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Fall 2019 Writers on the Bay reading featuring Jan Beatty

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Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Florida Int'l University-Biscayne Bay campus, Barnes & Noble bookstore @ FIU-BBC 3000 N.E. 151 St., Wolfe University Center, 1st floor

JAN BEATTY’S book, Jackknife: New and Selected Poems, was published by the University of Pittsburgh Press and won the 2018 Paterson Prize. Her last book, The Switching/Yard, was named by Library Journal as one of ...30 New Books That Will Help You Rediscover Poetry. The Huffington Post called her one of ten “advanced women poets for required reading.” Books include Red Sugar, Boneshaker, and Mad River, winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, all published by University of Pittsburgh Press. She directs the creative writing program at Carlow University, where she runs the Madwomen in the Attic writing workshops and is Distinguished Writer in Residence in the MFA program.

This event is free and open to the public. For further information, please contact the English Department at 305-919-5857. Requests from individuals with physical disabilities who may need specific accommodations must be made at least five working days in advance.

The Creative Writing Program wishes to extend its thanks to Barnes & Noble Booksellers and the Betsy Hotel for their support of the Writers on the Bay Reading Series.

Event Type

Literature & poetry, Arts & Culture


Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students





College of Arts, Sciences & Education, Department of English
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