• Poetry Reading: Steven Cramer & Rodney Witter

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and the English Department

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Poetry Center, 3rd floor Sawyer Library
73 Tremont St

Steven Cramer & Rodney Wittwer join us in the Poetry Center and will read from their new books of poetry.

Steven Cramer is the author of four previous poetry collections: The Eye that Desires to Look Upward (1987), The World Book (1992), Dialogue for the Left and Right Hand (1997), and Goodbye to the Orchard (Sarabande, 2004), which won the 2005 Sheila Motton Prize from the New England Poetry Club and was a 2005 Honor Book in Poetry by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. As a recipient of fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, he currently directs the Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Lesley University in Cambridge, which was named by Poets and Writers as one of the top ten low-residency MFA programs in the country.

Rodney Wittwer is a native of Wisconsin. After moving to Boston, he spent 16 years as the Director of Operations for the Hub Group– Boston, a transportation logistics company. Since leaving that position, he has divided his time between writing, freelance editing, and working with his wife in her clothing design business. His poems have appeared in The Antioch Review, Barrow Street, Cimarron Review, DIAGRAM, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Literary Review, Memorious, Pebble Lake Review, Pleiades, Ploughshares, and Verse Daily, among others. Gone & Gone is his first book. Wittwer currently lives in West Medford, Massachusetts.

Sponsored by the English Department and the Creative Writing Program. Free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Jeremy Solomons at 617-973-5347 or jsolomons@suffolk.edu.

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