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Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Timothy O’Keefe and Joanna Ruocco

January 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Timothy O’Keefe’s first book, The Goodbye Town, won the FIELD Poetry Prize and was published by Oberlin College Press in 2011. It was later a “Featured Book” on Poetry Daily, and in the fall of 2012, ranked #15 on The Poetry Foundation’s Contemporary Bestseller list. His poems and lyric essays have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry, Boston Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Seneca Review, VOLT, and elsewhere. He teaches writing and literature at Piedmont College, where he directs the creative writing program. He lives in Athens, Georgia.

Joanna Ruocco has published several books, including Another Governess / The Least Blacksmith: A Diptych, which won the FC2 Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize, and Dan (Dorothy, a publishing project). Ruocco also works pseudonymously. Most recently, she published a Victorian romance, Dark Season, as Joanna Lowell. She is an assistant professor of Creative Writing in the English Department at Wake Forest University.

No tickets required. Open to the public.


January 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce
One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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