POETRY READING EVENT
Book: Visiting Hours at the Color Line
Oct. 9, Noon
Ed Pavlić’s most recent books are Visiting Hours at the Color Line (National Poetry Series, Milkweed Editions, 2013), But Here Are Small Clear Refractions (Achebe Center, 2009), Winners Have Yet to be Announced: A Song for Donny Hathaway (UGA P, 2008) and Labors Lost Left Unfinished (UPNE, 2006). His other books are Paraph of Bone & Other Kinds of Blue (Copper Canyon P, 2001) and Crossroads Modernism: Descent and Emergence in African American Literary Culture (U Minn P, 2002).
His prizes include the National Poetry Series Open Competition, the Darwin Turner Memorial Award from African American Review, The American Poetry Review / Honickman First Book Prize, and the Author of the Year Award from The Georgia Writers Association. He has had fellowships at the Vermont Studio Center, The Bread Loaf Writers Conference, The MacDowell Colony, and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University.
In 2009, Winners Have Yet to be Announced was adapted to the stage by Black Poetic Ventures, a drama company in Phoenix Arizona. Pavlić has taught poetry at the Kwani? Lit Fest in Nairobi and Lamu Town, Kenya and is a permanent faculty member of the Summer Literary Seminars Program in Kenya. He lives with Stacey, Milan, SunčŤana, Mzée and (now, sadly, only wonderful memories of the late) I Am Pozzo in Athens, Georgia.
Staff and faculty can earn PGA/PAA credit for attending a Foothill Authors Series session.