Loras College to Host Reading by Madison, Wisconsin Poet, Seth Abramson

3/26/2013
 
<img alt="" src="/About-Loras/News-Events/News/2013/SethStoryImg.aspx" style="width: 200px; height: 276px; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; float: right; margin: 15px;" />Loras College will be hosting poet <strong>Seth Abramson </strong>of Madison, WI<strong>,</strong> on Friday, April 12, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Arizona Room in the Alumni Campus Center. Abramson is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the Iowa Writer&rsquo;s Workshop. He is author of three collections of poetry, including&nbsp;<em>Thievery&nbsp;</em>(University of Akron Press, 2013), winner of the 2012 Akron Poetry Prize, author of&nbsp;<em>Northerners</em>&nbsp;(Western Michigan University Press, 2011), and winner of the 2010 Green Rose Prize from New Issues. He is also a contributing author to&nbsp;<em>The Creative Writing MFA Handbook</em>&nbsp;(Continuum, 2008), and series co-editor for&nbsp;<em>Best American Experimental Writing&nbsp;</em>(Omnidawn, forthcoming 2014).<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Currently, Abramson is a doctoral candidate in English Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also works as a contemporary poetry reviewer for The Huffington Post and has published work in numerous magazines and anthologies, including&nbsp;Best New Poets&nbsp;(University of Virginia Press, 2008),&nbsp;American Poetry Review,&nbsp;Boston Review,&nbsp;New American Writing,&nbsp;Harvard Review, and&nbsp;Colorado Review. In 2008, he was awarded the J. Howard and Barbara M.J. Wood Prize by&nbsp;<em>Poetry </em>magazine.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> &ldquo;As a Harvard-educated lawyer, Seth Abramson shows us that people from all walks of life write poetry.&nbsp; And in the very same way, we think that Seth&rsquo;s poetry will connect with community members from all walks of life,&rdquo; said <strong>Kevin Koch, Ph.D.,</strong> professor of English and chair, division of language and literature.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The event is free of charge and open to the public.<br /> &nbsp; <div style="text-align: center;"> ###</div> &nbsp;
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