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Author Stephen Kuusisto Opens Carver Series at Syracuse University on Sept. 16

September 9, 2015

Stephen Kuusisto, an acclaimed poet, essayist, and memoirist, as well as a Syracuse University professor, will kick off the Fall 2015 Raymond Carver Reading Series in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S). 

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, Kuusisto will participate in an audience Q&A session at 3:45 p.m., followed by an author reading at 5:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public, and take place in Gifford Auditorium of Huntington Beard Crouse Hall. For more information, contact Sarah Harwell G’05, associate director of the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing, at scharwel@syr.edu

“Stephen Kuusisto is many things to many people—a professor, an administrator, a social advocate, but we are particularly excited to highlight his accomplishments as a distinguished poet,” Harwell says. “Like much of his work, Stephen’s poetry draws on themes of travel, place, religion, music, and loneliness, exploring the relationship between sight, blindness, and being.”

Read the full article at ASNews: http://asnews.syr.edu/newsevents_2015/releases/steve_kuusisto_carver_series.html