Each year the English Department at Northwestern University holds a Spring Writers' Festival, which brings to campus prominent writers of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. In this session, Dan Beachy-Quick reads from his work.
Beachy-Quick is one of the most acclaimed young poets in America today. He is the author of three collections of poems: Mulberry (Tupelo Press, 2006), Spell (Ahsata Press, 2004) and North True South Bright (Alice James Books, 2003). Mulberry was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award for poetry. His poems, criticism and essays have been widely published in magazines, reviews and anthologies. A graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop, Beachy-Quick is an associate professor of literature and creative writing at Colorado State University. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, with his wife and daughter.
Recorded Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at Northwestern University - Parkes Hall.