Rushton Visiting Writers
Poets And Editors
Sarah Gorham And Jeffrey Skinner To Read At U.Va. Oct. 25
15, 2001-- Two widely published Kentucky poets and
fine-press editors, Sarah Gorham and Jeffrey Skinner, will read
from their work on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the University of Virginia
Bookstore as the Peters Rushton Visiting Writers at U.Va. Their
8 p.m. reading is free and open to the public.
is the author of several poetry volumes including "The Tension
Zone," "Don't 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
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 volumes of high-quality poetry, essays, and
short fiction and has received National Endowment for the Arts and
private support. Gorham and Skinner will work with U.Va students
during their visit the week of Oct. 25.
Bob Brickhouse, (434) 924-6856