September 7, 2022 ALL

A.C.E.S. – A Reading of Poems & Stories with Philip Metres, Ph.D.

Philip Metres is the author of ten books, including Shrapnel Maps (2020), The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance (2018), Pictures at an Exhibition (2016), Sand Opera (2015). His work has garnered the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Lannan Fellowship, two NEAs, seven Ohio Arts Council Grants, the Hunt Prize, the Adrienne Rich Award, three Arab American Book Awards, the Lyric Poetry Prize, and the Cleveland Arts Prize. He is professor of English and director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights program at John Carroll University.

In partnership Grauel Faculty Fellowship, this session of the Alumni Continuing Education Series will feature Dr. Metres, as he reads poems and stories from two forthcoming projects–his fifth book of poems, Fugitive Refuge, a meditation on seeking love and belonging in an age of global climate change, conflict, and forced migration–and a nonfiction project called Where Hope and History Rhyme, about the long struggle for peace and justice in Northern Ireland.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 – Noon
Hosted on the Zoom platform.

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