The Pleiades Visiting Writers Series proudly presents a virtual reading by award-winning poets and authors Shara McCallum and Kathryn Nuernberger.

From Jamaica, and born to a Jamaican father and Venezuelan mother, Shara McCallum is the author of six books published in the US & UK, including No Ruined Stone (2021). McCallum was appointed the 2021-22 Penn State Laureate. During her tenure as Laureate, McCallum is delivering readings & events throughout Pennsylvania & elsewhere in the US & internationally, in person and virtually, and is hosting the weekly radio show “Poetry Moment” on NPR affiliate station WPSU.

Kathryn Nuernberger’s latest book is The Witch of Eye, which is about witches and witch trials. She is also the author of the poetry collections, RUE, The End of Pink and Rag & Bone, as well as a collection of lyric essays, Brief Interviews with the Romantic Past. Her awards include the James Laughlin Prize from the Academy of American Poets, an NEA fellowship, and notable essays in the Best American series. She teaches poetry and nonfiction for the MFA program at University of Minnesota.

When: Oct 28, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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