Join the faculty, alumni, and friends of the MFA Writing Program at Greensboro for a rousing reading/tribute to Randall Jarrell and his poetry on his 100th birthday. Sponsored by the UNCG Class of 1952 Distinguished Professorship. Readers will include Stuart Dischell, David Roderick, Rebecca Black, Terry L. Kennedy, and Rachel Richardson.
Patricia Olson Bookfair Stage, Washington State Convention Center, Level 4
A long-time member of the faculty at The Woman's College of the University Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro - UNCG), Randall Jarrell was an American poet, literary critic, children's author, essayist, novelist, and the 11th Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, a position that now bears the title Poet Laureate.