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Garrison Keillor Hosts James Wright Poetry Prize Winners

Date: 01/23/2013

Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: University Bookstore Coffman Memorial Union

Cost: Free


Garrison Keillor (A Prairie Home Companion; The Writer’s Almanac) is pleased to host a reading by the winners of the 2012 Academy of American Poets James Wright Prize for Poetry. Undergraduate Michael Chernin and MFA candidates Katherine Lee, Scott Parker, and Nicky Tiso will each read from their work. Keillor (BA '66) served as judge for the 2012 and 2011 contests, which are administered by the Creative Writing Program. Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the University of Minnesota Bookstores.


  • Name: Terri Sutton
  • E-mail: sutt0063@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-626-1528
  • Sponsored by: English, Creative Writing Program, U of M Bookstores

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Terri Sutton at sutt0063@umn.edu or 612-626-1528.

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