Contemporary Writer Series: Matthew Gavin Frank Nonfiction & Poetry

Contemporary writer series

FEBRUARY 8th: 7 PM Reading: Studio Theatre (Taylor Hall)

Nonfiction, and Poetry. Free and open to all!

Matthew Gavin Frank’s new book, The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America’s Food, is forthcoming November 2015 from W.W. Norton: Liveright.  Frank is also the author of “Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid and Its First Photographer” (W.W. Norton: Liveright), “Barolo” (The University of Nebraska Press), a food memoir based on his illegal work in the Italian wine industry, and “Pot Farm” (The University of Nebraska Press / Bison Books), about his time working on a medical marijuana farm in Northern California.    His poetry collection, “The Morrow Plots,” is available from Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books. His poetry book,“Sagittarius Agitprop” is available from Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books.  His poetry book, “Warranty in Zulu” is available from Barrow Street Press.  He is also the author of the chapbooks “Four Hours to Mpumalanga” (Pudding House Publications), a poetry sequence about his initial visit to his wife’s homeland in rural South Africa, and “Aardvark” (West Town Press), a poetry sequence that strangely engages the alphabet.Recent work appears in The New Republic, Field, Epoch, The Huffington Post, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, The Iowa Review, The Poetry Foundation, North American Review, Pleiades, The Best Food Writing and The Best Travel Writing anthologies, Creative Nonfiction, Gastronomica, Plate Magazine, and others.

Event Date: 
02/08/2016 - 7:00pm
Current Students
Faculty & Staff
Parents & Families
Future Students
Studio Theatre in Taylor Hall
Dr. Elizabyth Hiscox, Director CWS