Gregory Orr To Read From New Collection Feb. 22 At U.Va.
30, 2001 -- Award-winning poet Gregory Orr, professor
of English at the University of Virginia and longtime teacher in
the English Department's Creative Writing Program, will read from
his newest poetry collection, "Orpheus and Eurydice," at the U.Va.
Bookstore on Thursday, Feb. 22. The 8 p.m. reading is free and open
to the public.
poetry has appeared in the Paris Review, the American Poetry Review,
Pequod, the New Yorker and many other magazines. He is the author
of eight poetry collections, two critical books, "Stanley Kunitz:
An Introduction to the Poetry" and "Richer Entanglements: Essays
and Notes on Poetry and Poems," and is co-editor of "Poets Teaching
Poets: Self and the World." He has won the YM-YWHA Poetry Center's
Discovery Award, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships
and a Guggenheim Fellowship, among many awards. He serves as poetry
consultant to the Virginia Quarterly Review.
Bob Brickhouse, (804) 924-6856