University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Poetry Readings

Poetry Readings

Brian Teare:
Outside the Window Poetry Reading Series

September 12
7 pm
The Bridge PAI

A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, Brian Teare is the recipient of poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, the Marin Headlands Center for the Arts and the American Antiquarian Society. He’s the author of four full-length books, The Room Where I Was Born, Sight Map, the Lambda-Award-winning Pleasure, and Companion Grasses, one of Slate’s best poetry books of 2013 and a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. He’s also published seven chapbooks: Pilgrim, Transcendental Grammar Crown, ↑, Paradise Was Typeset, Helplessness, [ black sun crown ], and SORE EROS. After over a decade of teaching and writing in the San Francisco Bay Area, he’s now an Assistant Professor at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he makes books by hand for his micropress, Albion Books.

This event is co-sponsored by the UVa Contemporary Poetry and Poetics Group and The Virginia Quarterly Review.

Steve Cushman and Lisa Russ Spaar:
Poetry Reading

November 6
5:30 pm
UVA Bookstore