New Writers Project presents poet Dobby Gibson
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
At the Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) , 2.500
The New Writers Project is pleased to present a reading by this semester's Visiting Poet Dobby Gibson.
Dobby Gibson is the author of Polar (Alice James Books), which won the Beatrice Hawley Award, and Skirmish (Graywolf Press). His latest collection, It Becomes You (Graywolf Press), was a finalist for the 2014 Believer Poetry Award. The Believer called the book "his most generous and assured volume to date." All three collections have been finalists for the Minnesota Book Award. Gibson’s poems have been anthologized in books such as Good Poems American Places (Viking Press) and The New Census: An Anthology of American Poetry (Rescue Press). He has been awarded fellowships from the McKnight Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. He lives in Minneapolis.
This event is cosponsored by the University of Texas Libraries and is free and open to the public.