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Maurya Simon, reading from her poetry

Maurya Simon, reading from her poetry

Maurya Simon, reading from her poetry

Maurya Simon Professor Maurya Simon, Chair and Professor of Creative Writing, will read from her books of poetry, Ghost Orchid (Red Hen Press, 2004) and A Brief History of Punctuation (Sutton Hoo Press, 2002). The  recipient of several prestigious fellowships and poetry awards, Professor Simon is also the author of The Enchanted Room and Days of Awe (Copper Canyon Press, 1986, 1989), Speaking in Tongues (Gibbs Smith, 1990), and The Golden Labyrinth (Univ. of Missouri Press, 1995). Her sixth volume of poetry, Weavers, is forthcoming from Blackbird Press. Professor Simonís poems have appeared in several publications, including The New Yorker, Poetry, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, Shenandoah, and Ploughshares, and in more than thirty anthologies.

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