Kelly Writers Series Presents Poet Marianne Boruch, Oct. 30

Kelly Writers Series Presents Poet Marianne Boruch, Oct. 30

October 16, 2013

Marianne Boruch, winner of the 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, will present a reading at DePauw University on Wednesday, October 30. The free program will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard E. Peeler Art Center. The event is being presented by DePauw's James and Marilou Kelly Writers Series.

Earlier that day, at 4 p.m., Boruch and poet Rodney Jones, Mary Rogers Field Distinguished University Professor of Creative Writing at DePauw, will discuss "Poetic Voices" at the Putnam County Library.

A creative writing professor at Purdue University, Boruch was honored this year for her collection, The Book of Hours. Her other works include Grace, Fallen From; Poems: New and Selected; A Stick That Breaks and Breaks and Moss Burning. In addition, she has published two books ofLGL 2625 essays about poetry and a memoir, The Glimpse Traveler.

Professor Boruch was the recipient of a Fulbright award to study at the University of Edinburgh and also received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The James and Marilou Kelly Writers Series was established in 1998 with gifts from Marilou Morrell Kelly, a 1955 graduate of DePauw. Learn more about the Kelly Writers Series by clicking here.