10.26.17 – Poet’s Corner Featuring Keegan Cook Finberg and Freya Sachs

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Date: 10.26.17
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Scarritt Bennett Center, Fondren Hall (2nd floor)

Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for a monthly reading by a featured local poet.
Free and open to the public.

October 26th, 2017
IMG_1706Keegan Cook Finberg is a poet and a lecturer at Vanderbilt University. She was the 2015 Leslie Scalapino Fellow for the Ashbery Home School, and her poetry has recently appeared in Prelude Magazine, Bone Bouquet, Rove, and Two Serious Ladies. Her criticism focuses on twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature, particularly experimental and avant-garde works. Recent public criticism appears in The Believer, The Rumpus, and Jacket2. She received her PhD in Literature from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2015. Poems can be found on Keegan’s website.

freyaIMG_7298Freya Sachs is a teacher and writer in Nashville, TN. She is chair of the English Department of University School of Nashville, where she teaches high school English and creative writing. Her poems can be found as part of Nashville’s Poetry In Motion series, in the anthology Extinguished and Extinct: An Anthology of Things That No Longer Exist, at Rove poetry, and elsewhere. She holds an AB in Environmental Studies from Dartmouth College and an MFA in Creative Writing from Vanderbilt University.