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SU’s Brooks Haxton to close Fall 2004 Carver Reading Series on Dec. 8
SU’s Brooks Haxton to close Fall 2004Carver Reading Series on Dec. 8December 01, 2004Edward Byrnesedbyrnes@syr.edu
The Fall 2004 Raymond Carver Reading Series at Syracuse University concludes with a poetry reading by poet and SU professor Brooks Haxton on Dec. 8. The reading starts at 5:45 p.m. in Gifford Auditorium, located in Huntington Beard Crouse Hall. It is free and open to the public.
Haxton, a professor of English in SU’s College of Arts and Sciences, has published six books of poetry: “Nakedness, Death, and the Number Zero,” “The Lay of Eleanor and Irene,” “Dominion,” “Traveling Company,” “Dead Reckoning,” and “The Sun at Night.” He is also the author of two collections of translations from the ancient Greek, “Fragments: The Collected Wisdom of Heraclitus” and “Dances for Flute and Thunder.” His poems have appeared in the Paris Review, Partisan Review, The Atlantic Monthly and elsewhere.
He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Washington D.C. Council for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Ingram Merrill Foundation.
Haxton, a native of Greenville, Miss., lives in Syracuse with his wife and three children.
The Raymond Carver Reading Series is supported by The College of Arts and Sciences, the SU Library Associates, Stephen King, the Dr. Scholl Foundation and the Richard Elman Visiting Writer Fund.