Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Visiting Writers Series presents Aaron Coleman

Thursday, November 8, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Visiting Writers Series (VWS) will present Aaron Coleman, on Thursday, November 8 in Belk Centrum at 7 p.m.  

Aaron Coleman is a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow at Washington University St. Louis, where he is on the Comparative Literature PhD Program’s International Writers’ Track. He is the author of two collections of poetry and has been published in journals such as Boston Review, FENCE, and New York Times Magazine. He has been a Cave Canem Fellow and Fulbright Scholar, and has won awards such as the 2015 Button Poetry Prize for his chapbook, St. Trigger, and the Cincinnati Review Schiff Award. From Metro-Detroit, Coleman has lived and worked with youth in locations including Chicago, St. Louis, Spain, South Africa, and Kalamazoo, and he has worked as a Public Projects Assistant at Pulitzer Arts Foundation. He released his newest full-length collection, Threat Come Close, in March 2018.

Sponsors of the 2018-19 VWS include: Barnes & Noble, NC Arts Council, United Arts Council of Catawba County, National Endowment for the Arts, Hickory Hop, Crowne Plaza, Café Rule, Hickory Public Library, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and Robert Abbey Fine Lighting.

Mission Statement:

The Visiting Writers Series of Lenoir-Rhyne University believes that reading is an essential element in the creation of vibrant communities. We invite authors to read from their own works in a relaxed environment before university and community audiences. We believe the beauty and power of words help us make sense of the world. Children's writers, mystery writers, essayists, poets, novelists all participate in this celebration of the written and spoken word. We believe that a community of readers is a better community.

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Schedule & Tickets

Free and open to the public. Tickets are recommended in advance for Laila Lalami, Armistead Maupin, and Louise Penny. · Call 828.328.7206 to order.

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