Asali Solomon, assistant professor of English and creative writing, brought poet Evie Shockley to campus for a reading and class visits.
As part of her Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities-organized Tuttle Creative Residency on campus, poet Joan Naviyuk Kane gave a poetry reading and visited classes.
“The Vietnam War in Poetry: Ancient History or Prescient Harbinger?” a poetry reading by six American poets, who participated in the Vietnam War, was organized by President Daniel H. Weiss on November 11, Veteran’s Day. Their reading was part of a two-day conference, which included a panel discussion the next day.
“The Impossible Prose Poem” brought together members of Visiting Assistant Professor of English Thomas Devaney’s Creative Writing Poetry Workshop, Haverford’s student-run Poetry Reading Group and others for a spirited poetry reading in November.
Poet, teacher and former Haverford English major Iain Haley Pollock ’00 returned to campus for a reading from his Cave Canem Poetry Prize-winning debut collection, Spit Back a Boy.