Visiting Writers Series Closes with Lewis

Posted: April 4, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Visiting Writers Series comes to a close tonight with award-winning poet Lisa Lewis reading at 8 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room B. Her first book, The Unbeliever, won the 1994 Brittingham Prize, and her second collection, Silent Treatment: Poems, was chosen by Stanley Plumy for this year’s National Poetry Series.

Lewis’ poems have been anthologized in Best American Poetry 1993 and 1995. She is also the winner of a 1994 Pushcart Prize and the 1994 Jessica Nobel Maxwell Prize. She is director of the creative writing program and associate professor of creative writing and poetry at Oklahoma State University.

For more information, contact the Graduate Creative Writing Program at x31180 or writing@gmu.edu.

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