Jan. 27, 2004
LEWISBURG, Pa. — Poet Laurie Kutchins will give the second annual Drew Darrow Memorial Reading Sunday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. The reading is open to the public without charge.
Kutchins has published two books of poetry, Between Towns, winner of the Texas Tech University Press First Book Poetry Award, and The Night Path, which received the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award from BOA Editions.
Her poems have appeared in many journals and magazines including Poetry, Ploughshares, The New Yorker and The Kenyon Review.
Her nonfiction has appeared in A Place on Earth: An Anthology of Nature Writing from Australia and North America and Woven on the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West.
She teaches creative writing and 20th-century poetry at James Madison University in Virginia. She has been a visiting writer at the University of New Mexico and at Bucknell.
The Drew Darrow Memorial Reading Series honors the memory of Andrew Darrow, a 1986 Bucknell graduate. A student employee of Bucknell's Writing Center, Darrow later worked as an actor in New York City. He died in 1997.
For more information about this reading, call 577-3141.