coming to Grounds Oct. 25
widely published Kentucky poets and fine-press editors, Sarah
Gorham and Jeffrey Skinner, will visit U.Va. Oct. 25 as the Peters
Rushton Visiting Writers. They will work with U.Va. students during
that time and give a reading, free and open to the public, that
night at the University
Bookstore at 8 p.m.
is the author of several poetry volumes, including The Tension
Zone, Dont Go Back to Sleep, and The Night Lifted Us and
is co-editor of Last Call: Poems on Alcohol, Addiction, and Deliverance.
She is founder and editor-in-chief of Sarabande Press, a distinguished
non-profit literary press based in Louisville.
poetry collections include Late Stars, A Guide to Forgetting,
The Company of Heaven, and The Moving Sidewalk. Gorhams
husband, he co-edited Last Call and serves as editorial consultant
for Sarabande Books. He directs the creative writing program at
the University of Louisville.
in 1994 as an alternative to mainstream publishing, Sarabande
has published dozens of high-quality poetry, essays, and short
fiction books and has received National Endowment for the Arts
and private support. Gorham and Skinner have said they strongly
believe that fine book design contributes to a literary works
value and stress that they are committed to keeping their authors
published titles in print.
information, call the Creative Writing Program in the U.Va. English
department at 924-6675.