October 16, 2014, BY Kathryn Kopchik


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Poet Paula Bohince and fiction writer Caitlin Horrocks will give a reading of their works Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.

The reading, which is free and open to the public, will be followed by a reception and book signing.

The writers also will participate in a Q&A session on Oct. 21 — Horrocks at noon and Bohince at 3 p.m., both in Walls Lounge of the Elaine Langone Center.

Paula BohincePaula Bohince is the author of two poetry collections, The Children and Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods, both published by Sarabande Books. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Poetry, The TLS, The Irish Times, and elsewhere. She has received the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, a Fellowship from the NEA, and the "Discovery"/The Nation Award.

Bohince won the 2013 George Bogin Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America and Second Prize in the UK's 2013 National Poetry Competition. In 2014, she was a Hawthornden Fellow and the recipient of a Creative Development Grant from The Pittsburgh Foundation.

Caitlin HorrocksCaitlin Horrocks is author of the story collection This Is Not Your City (Sarabande Books). Her stories appear in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize, The Paris Review, The Atlantic, Tin House, One Story, and many other journals and anthologies.

Her awards include the Plimpton Prize and fellowships to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the MacDowell Colony. Horrocks, who is the fiction editor of The Kenyon Review, teaches at Grand Valley State University and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.