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Fred Marchant Reads His Poetry, Tuesday, April 9

April 1st, 2013

Humanities News


Fred Marchant


Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30 pm

Mandel Reading Room


Fred Marchant is the author of four poetry collections: Tipping Point (1993), which won the Washington Prize that year; Full Moon Boat (2000); House on Water, House in Air (2002); and his most recent, 2009’s The Looking House.  In 2008, he edited the collectionWilliam Stafford: The Early Years, a volume of then-unseen work by the titular poet and essayist.  Professor Marchant also co-translated into English an edition of the Vietnamese poet Tran Dang Khoa’s From a Corner of My Yard.


Currently, Professor Marchant works at Suffolk University as a professor and the director of their creative writing program.  Additionally, as the founder of the university’s Poetry Center, he acts as its director.  When away from Suffolk, he teaches in a variety of writing programs, from UMass Boston to California to the Colrain Poetry Workshops.


Books by Fred Marchant will be available for purchase and signing following the reading.



an Andrew Grossbardt event, sponsored by Creative Writing

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