Senior creative writers’ reading is April 18

(04-16-2013)

Azraphael R. Zaenir, Travis Lewis, and Jeremiah Black

The Adams State University senior creative writing majors Azraphael R. Zaenir, Travis Lewis, and Jeremiah Black will read from their work at 7 pm. Thursday, April 18, in the Nielsen Library second floor. A guest writing workshop, with author Dr. L. Luis López, will be held from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in McDaniel Hall room 204. All events are free and open to the community. Free refreshments will be served.

In the workshop participants will study the rhythms that spring from various sports and will look at how different poets treat the subject matter. Participants will look at examples from basketball, baseball, skating, and even cheerleading.

Lopez is a professor emeritus at Colorado Mesa University where he taught mythology, Latin, Ancient Greek, and English. He has published three books of poetry, Musings of a Barrio Sack Boy, A Painting of Sand, and Each Month I Sing, which was awarded The American Book Award and the Colorado Independent Publishers Association's first place in poetry, both in 2008. He is presently finishing a fourth book, eighty-eight poems, one for each of the eighty-eight constellations. He is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

For more information contact the ASU English Department at 719-587-7862.