Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Auburn University Creative Writing Faculty

Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Auburn University Creative Writing Faculty

The public is invited to the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill, featuring  Rose McLarney, Anton DiSclafani, Alyssa D. Ross, on Thursday, August 25 at 6 PM. Refreshments and book sales will be available at 6 PM; the reading will begin at 6:30 PM.

Rose McLarney is an associate professor of creative writing in the Department of English. Her collections of poems are Forage and Its Day Being Gone, both from Penguin Poets, as well as The Always Broken Plates of Mountains, published by Four Way Books. She is co-editor of A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia, from University of Georgia Press, and the journal Southern Humanities Review. McLarney earned her MFA from Warren Wilson's MFA Program for Writers.

Anton DiSclafani is an associate professor of creative writing in the Department of English. Her first novel, The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, was a New York Times bestseller, an Indie Next pick and bestseller, and a finalist for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize. DiSclafani received her BA from Emory University, and her MFA from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was previously a writer-in-residence.

Alyssa D. Ross is a lecturer in the Department of English. She holds an MFA from George Mason University and a PhD from Auburn University. Her work has appeared in Shanti Arts QuarterlyMeat for TeaHawaii Pacific ReviewThe Voices Project, and The Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, among others.

The Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill is sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & HumanitiesDepartment of English, and Southern Humanities Review in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University; the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University; and the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben Street in Auburn. 

 

 

Last Updated: August 11, 2022