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Poet to read in Visiting Author Series

Prize-winning poet Carl Phillips will be featured in La Sociedad para las Artes' Spring 2002 Visiting Author Series Friday, March 1. The reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. in New Mexico State University's Hardman Hall Room 106.



Prize-winning poet Carl Phillips will be featured in La Sociedad para las Artes' Spring 2002 Visiting Author Series Friday, March 1.

s is the author of five collections of poetry, including "The Tether" and "Pastoral." "Rock Harbor," a sixth collection, will be available this fall.


Phillips has received an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Morse Poetry Prize, the Academy of American Poets Prize and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and Library of Congress. He is a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Phillips is a professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis.

New Mexico State University poetry graduate student Dorine Preston, a 2001 winner of the Somoza-Wilson Poetry Prize, will open the reading.

The reading is free and open to the public. For more information about the Visiting Author Series, contact program coordinator Robert Boswell at (505) 646-1968.

Photo is available at http://ucommphoto.nmsu.edu/newsphoto/phillips_carl.jpg.
CUTLINE: Prize-winning poet Carl Phillips will be featured in La Sociedad para las Artes' Spring 2002 Visiting Author Series Friday, March 1.

Erin Waldron
Feb. 18, 2002