Warner Reading Series hosts Mary Ruefle

Mary Ruefle

Mary Ruefle

As part of its annual poetry reading series, St. Scholastica will host award-winning poet, writer and artist Mary Ruefle for a reading at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5.

The College's 12th annual Warner Reading Series will take place in Somers Lounge on campus. The public is invited to this free event, and refreshments will be served. The evening will also include music from local keyboardist Dan Anderson, member of The Silk Sheiks.

Ruefle is the author of "Trances of the Blast," "Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures," and "Selected Poems." She has published ten books of poetry, a book of prose, and a comic book, "Go Home and Go to Bed!"

She was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and won the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. She's also the winner of the Robert Creeley Award, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a Whiting Award.

Ruefle teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

For more information about this event: spotlight@css.edu or (218) 723-7000.