Norwich Writers Series Presents Award-Winning Poet Karin Gottshall to Kick Off Poetry Month

NORWICH UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

March 9, 2018

Norwich University’s Writers Series presents award winning author Karin Gottshall on Monday, April 2, at 4 p.m. in the Kreitzberg Library Todd Multipurpose Room. This visit kicks of Poetry Month for Norwich University.

Gottshall teaches at Middlebury College and directs the New England Young Writers’ Conference at Bread Loaf. She released her first collection of poetry in 2007. This collection, “Crocus,” won the Poets Out Loud Prize and was published by Fordham University. According to Alberto Rios: “The poems in ‘Crocus’ offer crisp language, language that speaks to new views, felt and therefore inherently worthy ways of reporting, all made forceful by strong and easy narrative guidance.”

Her second collection, “The River Won’t Hold You,” won the Ohio State University Press Prize. She is the author of three chapbooks as well: “Flood Letters,” “Almanac for the Sleepless,” and “Swan.” Allison Titus writes: Karin Gottshall’s poems are compelling invitations to an interior landscape that feels relentlessly surprising. Her poems contain an attention to melancholy that’s startling for its loveliness; here the darkness is tender if unsettling, and the observations feel vital and new.”

Norwich Writer’s Series is produced to the College of Liberal Arts and the Department of English and Communications. All Writer’s Series events are free and open to the public.

About Norwich University˜

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation’s six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).www.norwich.edu 

In fulfillment of Norwich’s mission to train and educate today’s students to be tomorrow’s global leaders and captains of industry, the Forging the Future campaign is committed to creating the best possible learning environment through state-of-the-art academics and world-class facilities. Norwich University will celebrate its bicentennial in 2019. Learn more about the campaign and how to participate in the “Year of Transformation” here: bicentennial.norwich.edu.    

Media Contact:
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Office Tel: (802) 485-2886
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Norwich presents award winning author and poet

NORWICH UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

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.

About Norwich University˜

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation’s six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).www.norwich.edu 

In fulfillment of Norwich’s mission to train and educate today’s students to be tomorrow’s global leaders and captains of industry, the Forging the Future campaign is committed to creating the best possible learning environment through state-of-the-art academics and world-class facilities. Norwich University will celebrate its bicentennial in 2019. Learn more about the campaign and how to participate in the “Year of Transformation” here: bicentennial.norwich.edu.    

Media Contact:
Daphne Larkin
Assistant Director of Communications
Office Tel: (802) 485-2886
Mobile: (802) 595-3613
dlarkin@norwich.edu