The Creative Writing Program's Spring 2021 Visiting Writers Series continues Thursday, April 1, with a virtual event featuring poet Kerri Webster in conversation with Mason MFA students Ian Cappelli and Victoria Mendoza. The event begins at 7 p.m. on Crowdcast and is open to the public.
Kerri Webster is the author of three books of poetry: Trailhead (published in 2018); Grand & Arsenal (winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, selected by Jane Mead and published in 2012) and We Do Not Eat Our Hearts Alone (winner of the University of Georgia’s Contemporary Poetry Series, selected by Elizabeth Robinson and published in 2005). She has authored two chapbooks: Psalm Project (Albion Books, 2009), and Rowing Through Fog, selected by Carl Phillips as a winner of the Poetry Society’s Chapbook Fellowship (2003). The recipient of awards from the Whiting Foundation and the Poetry Society of America, she has taught in the MFA programs at Washington University in St. Louis and Boise State University. Webster currently lives in Idaho, where she adjuncts and works as a Writer in the Schools for The Cabin, a literary arts organization.
The Visiting Writers series is sponsored by the Creative Writing Program in conjunction with Mason’s University Libraries. Books will be for sale through One More Page Books in Arlington, VA.
March 18, 2021