Monday, November 2, 2009

Poet Taije Silverman Presents Reading At Washington College

Chestertown – Award-winning poet Taije Silverman will present a reading at Washington College’s Rose O’Neill Literary House on Wednesday, November 11, at 4:30 p.m.

Taije Silverman’s poems have appeared in Poetry, Shenandoah, Ploughshares, Five Points, Massachusetts Review, Prairie Schooner and other journals. The recipient of the 2005–2007 Emory University Creative Writing Fellowship, as well as residencies from the MacDowell Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, she is now Assistant Visiting Professor at Ursinus College, outside of Philadelphia.

Silverman’s first collection of poems, Houses Are Fields, was published by LSU Press in 2009, and selected as the debut book in the Sea Cliff Series. Thrice nominated for the Pushchart Prize, she has received the Anais Nin Award from the Academy of American Poets.

Silverman’s reading at Washington College is presented by the Sophie Kerr Committee. Admission is free and open to the public.

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