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Friday, October 12, 2018 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Rochelle Hurt, a poet and nonfiction writer living in Pittsburgh, will give a reading of her award-winning work. Following the reading, there will be a Q&A.

Hurt is the author of the poetry collection In Which I Play the Runaway (Barrow Street, 2016), which won the Barrow Street Book Prize, and The Rusted City: a Novel in Poems (White Pine, 2014). Her work has been included in the Best New Poets anthology series and she's been awarded prizes and fellowships from Arts & Letters, Hunger Mountain, Poetry International, Vermont Studio Center, Jentel, and Yaddo. She teaches at Slippery Rock University.

A selection of her poems is available for preview in the Indiana Review and at the Prose Poetry Project: 

https://indianareview.org/2017/06/39-1-preview-rochelle-hurt/ 

http://www.prose-poems.com/raw_poems5.3.html#hurt

 This event is presented by the Cypress Dome Society.

The room number for this event is BA1 121.

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