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Westminster Poetry Series | Christopher Nelson and Betsy Sholl

This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the Kim Adamson Alumni House  at Westminster College at 1840 1300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105. 

Christopher Nelson and Betsy Sholl will read from and discuss their latest poetry collections as part of the Westminster Poetry Series. 

Christopher Nelson, a writer from Utah, is the author of Blue House, published in the Poetry Society of America’s Chapbook Series; Capital City at Midnight, recipient of the 2014 Bloom Chapbook Prize; and Love Song for the New World, published in the Seven Kitchens Press Editor’s Series. He is the founder and editor of Green Linden Press and the journal, Under a Warm Green Linden, named by Entropy Magazine as one of the best journals of 2017.

Betsy Sholl has published nine books of poetry, most recently House of Sparrows: New and Selected Poems (2019), winner of the Four Lakes Prize from the University of Wisconsin Press. Otherwise Unseeable won the 2014 Maine Literary Award for Poetry. From 2006–11 she was Poet Laureate of Maine. She is the recipient of an NEA fellowship and two Maine Artists fellowships. She has taught in the writing program at MIT, the University of Southern Maine, and the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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Event date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
Westminster College - Kim Adamson Alumni House
1840 1300 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
House of Sparrows: New and Selected Poems (Wisconsin Poetry Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780299323042
Availability: Special Order
Published: University of Wisconsin Press - February 19th, 2019