Get Your Poetry Read On With Patrick Rosal

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Scooped up from the Cornell College site:

Award-winning poet Patrick Rosal will read from and discuss his works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in Shaw Conference Room in the Commons at Cornell College. The event is free and open to the public.

Rosal is the author of “Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive” and “My American Kundiman,” both full-length poetry collections. He has been honored with the Allen Ginsberg Award, the James Hearst Poetry Prize, and the Arts and Letters Prize. “Uprock” was the Asian American Writers’ Workshop Members’ Choice Award winner upon its release.

A Fulbright grant winner, Rosal has served as visiting writer at Penn State Altoona, Centre College, and the University of Texas. He has taught workshops all around the country to college and high school students, and he has been published in a wide array of journals and anthologies, including Harvard Review, The Literary Review, and Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art.
Rosal’s visit is part of the Visiting Writer Series sponsored by Cornell’s English department.
For more information on Rosal, visit his Web site.