Baker-Nord Center to host poetry reading Nov. 20

Dan Beachy-Quick The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities will host a poetry reading with author Dan Beachy-Quick Friday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. in Clark Hall, Room 206.

Beachy-Quick, a Monfort Professor teaching in the MFA Creative Writing Program at Colorado State University, is the author of many books of poetry, including: North True South Bright (2003), Spell (2004), Mulberry (2006), This Nest, Swift Passerine (2009), Circle’s Apprentice (2011, Winner of the Colorado Book Award in Poetry) and gentlessness (2015).

He also is the author of a book of interlinked meditations on Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick, titled A Whaler’s Dictionary (2008) and a collection of essays, meditations, and fairy tales, Wonderful Investigations (2012).

Beachy-Quick is the recipient of a Lannan Foundation Residency and has been a finalist for the Colorado Book Award, The William Carlos Williams Award and the PEN/USA Literary Award in Poetry.

The Baker-Nord Center’s Living Forms seminar group will sponsor this event with support from the Department of English, and the Helen B. Sharnoff Endowed Fund for Poetry.

Registration is available online.