Department of English

Two UT Poets Read from Their New Books

Wed, October 22, 2008

On Tuesday October 28, 2008, UT professors Dean Young and A. Van Jordan from the department of English will read from their new books of poetry. The reading will take place at 5:45 at Follett’s Intellectual Property with a reception beginning at 5:30.

Jordan, who has taught creative writing at UT since 2005, will read from Quantum Lyrics. Young, the new William Livingston Chair of Poetry, will read from his newly completed work Fall Higher.

The event brings together two established working poets. Dean has published nine books of poetry. Jordan is author of the widely acclaimed M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A and Rise. Both poets have numerous awards and honor

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