Ninth Annual Elizabeth Michael Boyle Poetry Celebration
March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Award-winning author Leah Naomi Green will be the guest speaker at the ninth “Annual Elizabeth Michael Boyle Poetry Celebration” from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, in the Alumni Theatre on Caldwell University’s campus. A book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
Green is the author of The More Extravagant Feast (Graywolf Press, 2020), selected by Li-Young Lee for the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets. She is the recipient of a 2021 Treehouse Climate Action Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets and the 2021 Lucille Clifton Legacy Award. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from The Paris Review, Tin House, Poem-a-Day, The Virginia Quarterly Review, The Southern Review, Orion, Shenandoah, Ecotone, and Pleiades. She has been supported by fellowships and grants from Civitella Ranieri Foundation and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Green teaches environmental studies and English at Washington and Lee University.
Green resides in Rockbridge County, Virginia, where she and her family homestead and grow or find much of their food.
The Elizabeth Michael Boyle Poetry series is named in honor of the late Sister Elizabeth Michael Boyle, O.P., a Sister of St. Dominic of Caldwell, Professor Emerita of English, published author, and poet.
For information contact Jill Sheldon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-618-3242 .