Poets Carrie Oeding and Kent Shaw will read from their work at
8 p.m. tonight, Sept. 28, in Corbly Hall Room 105. The reading marks the release
of Oeding’s new poetry collection Our List of Solutions.
Oeding’s book won the Lester Wolfson Prize and is the premiere book of a new poetry series from Indiana University South Bend. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets, Colorado Review, Third Coast, Diagram and elsewhere. She earned her Ph.D. in creative writing and American Literature from Ohio University in 2007. She has taught at Ohio University, the University of Houston and the North Carolina Governor’s School, and currently teaches at Marshall.
Shaw is the author of Calenture, published by University of Tampa Press in 2008. It is a lyric meditation on his experience in the Navy. Recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the Believer, Boston Review, Ploughshares, Missouri Review Online, Denver Quarterly and other magazines. He holds the Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Houston, where he taught with the Writers in the Schools program. He currently teaches at West Virginia State University.
Their appearance is sponsored by the Marshall Visiting Writers Series with support from the English department and the College of Liberal Arts.
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