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Visiting Writers Reading Series: Robyn Schiff

Robyn Schiff is the author of four poetry collections: “Worth” (University of Iowa Press, 2002), “Revolver” (University of Iowa Press, 2008), “A Woman of Property” (Penguin, 2016), and most recently, “Information Desk: An Epic” (Penguin, 2023). A professor at the University of Chicago, Schiff co-edits Canarium Books, an independent small press dedicated to publishing exceptional books of poetry, and was the recipient of the 2023 Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize at the American Academy in Rome. Her work has been published in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Yale Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Chicago with her family.

The Visiting Writers Reading Series is sponsored by the Department of English, the Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty, the Lawrence Parke Murphy and Robert Goldstein Trust, and by generous donations from the extended Whitman community.

Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 7:00 pm

Kimball Theatre in Hunter Conservatory
324 Boyer Ave., Walla Walla, WA

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Faculty, Staff, Students, General Public


Humanities & Arts, English

Visiting Writers Reading Series

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