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Bruce Cohen: Poetry Reading

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Storrs Campus
UConn Co-op Bookstore

Born in the Bronx, Bruce Cohen writes poems and non-fiction essays that have appeared in literary periodicals such as The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, and The Southern Review. He has published four volumes of poetry: Disloyal Yo-Yo (2009), which was awarded the 2007 Orphic Poetry Prize; Swerve (2010); Placebo Junkies Conspiring with the Half-Asleep (2012); and No Soap, Radio! (2015). A forthcoming manuscript (2016), Imminent Disappearances, Impossible Numbers & Panoramic X-Rays, was awarded the 2015 Green Rose Prize from New Issues Press. A recipient of an individual artist grant from the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, prior to joining the UConn Creative Writing faculty in 2012, he directed, developed, and implemented nationally recognized academic enhancement programs at UConn, the University of Arizona, and the University of California at Berkeley. Co-sponsored with the UConn Co-op.

Contact:

sean.forbes@uconn.edu

English Department (primary), Connecticut Writing Project, Creative Writing Program, First Year Programs & Learning Communities, UConn Master Calendar

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