February 28, 2017 - March 4th, 2017

Writers in Residence Program- Rita Dove

Writers in Residence Program with Rita Dove is a public reading for students, faculty and community members in the Golden Triangle region. Her public presentation is part of a week-long program as a "Writer in Residence" through Mississippi State University's College of Arts & Sciences Institute for the Humanities. Dove is former Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry in 1987. Her published work includes On the Bus with Rosa Parks (1999), American Smooth (2004), and Sonata Mulattica (2009). During her visit on campus, she will give a public reading, teach a master class on fiction writing, hold office hours to work individually with students and community writers, and interact with faculty, students, and members of the local community.

Taylor Auditorium, Mississippi State University

No Cost

Sponsored by Mississippi State University & MS Humanities Council

For more information:
Dr. William Anthony Hay- 662-325-7094