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Poet and author Major Jackson has received several awards, including a Pushcart Prize and a Whiting Writers’ Award. 

Visiting writers series features award-winning poet

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter March 1, 2021

Poet and author Major Jackson will read some of his works for students and faculty members as part of WSU’s Visiting Writers Series.  The poetry reading will begin at 7 p.m. today on YouTube...

Obioma, along with one other writer, are the only authors in history to be Booker Prize finalists for all their published books.

Visiting writers series highlights Booker Prize finalist

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen deputy news editor February 8, 2021

Chigozie Obioma, author of “The Fishermen” and English professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the featured guest for WSU's Visiting Writers Series fiction reading at 7 p.m. Feb. 10. The...

Ross Gay was able to capture the emotional intimacy of his poetry even in a Zoom room.

OPINION: Visiting writer invoked joy, intimacy

MAKAYLA NORTH, Evergreen columnist October 28, 2020

On Oct. 15, the WSU Visiting Writers’ Series invited poet Ross Gay to stream a live reading of his work, including an excerpt from his new 100+ page poem, “Be Holding” and several selections from...

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