Norwich presents award winning author and poet


March 24, 2016

The Norwich Writers Series presents author Kerrin McCadden on April 11 at 4:30 p.m. in the Kreitzberg Library Multipurpose Room.

McCadden is the author of “Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes,” winner of the 2013 New Issues Poetry Prize and the 2015 Vermont Book Award. One judge of the New Issues Poetry Prize said her book was “one of the most compelling and powerful debut collections in recent American poetry.”

Sponsored by Vermont Humanities, this special event is part of PoemCampus, a celebration of poetry across campus, and is free and open to the public.

A 2013 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow in Poetry, McCadden was also awarded a 2013 Sustainable Arts Foundation Writing Award, as well as support from The Vermont Arts Endowment Fund and The Vermont Studio Center.

Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, The Academy of American Poets’ “Poem-a-Day” series, “Verse Daily,American Poetry Review,Rattle,Green Mountains Review,Hayden’s Ferry Review,” “Poet Lore” and elsewhere.

She holds an MFA from The Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and lives in Plainfield, Vermont.

The Norwich Writers Series is produced by the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of English & Communications, and the Vermont Humanities. All Writers Series events are free and open to the public.

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