6214 Malone University Writers Series Presents G.C. Waldrep and John Gallaher
6214|October 28, 2011
The Malone University Writers Series presents G.C. Waldrep and John Gallaher November 1-2 on the campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. A schedule follows. All programs are free and open to the public.
Tuesday, November 1
The New Spirituality in Contemporary Poetry
Mitchell Hall – Room 305
Wednesday, November 2
On the Unveiling: Parable, Apocalypse, and Spiritual Practice in Contemporary Poetry
Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts
Master Class in Poetry
Strand Building 2
G.C. Waldrep is the author of four full-length collections of poems: Goldbeater's Skin, winner of the Colorado Prize; Disclamor; Archicembalo, winner of the Dorset Prize; and, in collaboration with John Gallaher, Your Father on the Train of Ghosts. His work has appeared widely in journals, including Poetry, Ploughshares, The Nation, New American Writing, New England Review, Colorado Review, Threepenny Review, and Tin House, as well as in The Best American Poetry 2010. He was a 2007 literature fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts. With Joshua Corey, Waldrep is currently editing The Arcadia Project, an anthology of poetry exploring the postmodern pastoral, due out from Ahsahta Press in 2012. Waldrep lives in Lewisburg, Pa., where he teaches at Bucknell University, edits the journal West Branch, and serves as editor-at-large for The Kenyon Review.
John Gallaher is the author of the books of poetry, Gentlemen in Turbans, Ladies in Cauls, The Little Book of Guesses, winner of the Levis Poetry Prize, and Map of the Folded World, from The University of Akron Press, as well as the free online chapbook, Guidebook from Blue Hour Press, and, with the poet G.C. Waldrep Your Father on the Train of Ghosts, BOA, 2011. Poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2008 and The Boston Review Prize 2009. In addition, he's co-editor of The Laurel Review and GreenTower Press.
Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2011.
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709