The Malone University College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences – Department of Language and Literature will launch the 2011-2012 Creative Writing Series with author Mary Biddinger Thursday, September 29 at 4:30 p.m. in Cattell Library. The program is free and open to the public.
Mary Biddinger is the author of three collections of poetry: Prairie Fever (Steel Toe Books, 2007), Saint Monica (Black Lawrence Press, 2011), and O Holy Insurgency (Black Lawrence Press, forthcoming September 2012), and co-editor of one volume of criticism: The Monkey and the Wrench: Essays into Contemporary Poetics (U Akron Press, 2011). Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in numerous magazines, including Copper Nickel,Devil’s Lake, diode, Gulf Coast, Minnesota Review,Puerto del Sol, Redivider, Waccamaw, and South Dakota Review. She teaches literature and creative writing at The University of Akron, where she directs the NEOMFA program. She also edits Barn Owl Review, the Akron Series in Poetry, and the Akron Series in Contemporary Poetics.