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Tuesday, March 29

John Koethe and Colin Channer:  Poetry Reading
5:30pm
Pearlman Lounge

A joint reading by poets John Koethe and Colin Channer.  John Koethe, the award-winning author of several volumes of poetry, has been called “one of our foremost romantic poets.”  He is also an essayist and professor of philosophy at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Channer is the author of six novels and a newly released volume of poetry.  The Jamaican-born author has been called “Bob Marley with a pen” and was the previous Fannie Hurst Writer in Residence at Brandeis.

Tuesday, April 19

Reading and Party for Olga Broumas
4:00pm
Rapaporte Treasure Hall

After twenty-five years as Director of Creative Writing at Brandeis, Olga Broumas is retiring.  This event will feature readings from Olga’s work and other poets by colleagues and former and current students.  There will also be a party and reception.

Wednesday, May 4

Reading by and Reception for Honors Students in Creative Writing
5:30pm
Pearlman Lounge

The annual reading by poets and fiction writers graduating with honors after completing collections of poetry and fiction.  The reading will be followed by a reception for family and friends.

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We are all writers @ Brandeis – students, staff, and faculty. Writing @ Brandeis is a resource to support us as we strive to become even more effective writers. Some of us produce writing that is predominantly analytical, others, entirely creative; sometimes we blend both. Genres as diverse as the re-tweet and the Shakespearean sonnet share one thing in common: they are forms of writing developed for communication. Similarly, all writers share one thing in common: we can all develop and improve our writing skills.

Whatever it may be that we write, we want to write it better.