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Poets Kate Daniels and Mark Jarman to Read

On Monday, 4/15, at 7pm, in Strong Hall, Room 101, poets Kate Daniels and Mark Jarman will read as part of the University of Tennessee Creative Writing Series.

Daniels is the Edwin Mims Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Vanderbilt University. Her MFA is from Columbia University. A recent Guggenheim Fellow, and a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, she is the author of six books of poetry, most recently, In the Months of My Son’s Recovery. Interested in the intersections of creative writing, addiction, healthcare, and psychoanalysis, she teaches community workshops on writing for recovery, and serves as a writing facilitator at the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis.

Mark Jarman’s most recent collection of poetry is The Heronry(Sarabande Books, 2017). He has also published two books of essays about poetry, The Secret of Poetryand Body and Soul: Essays on Poetry. His honors include the Lenore Marshall Prize, the Poets’ Prize, the Balcones Poetry Prize, and a Guggenheim fellowship in poetry. He is Centennial Professor of English at Vanderbilt University where he has taught since 1983.

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