Award-Winning Poet Marianne Baruch to Read at University of Southern Maine in Portland at 7pm on March 13, as part of USM's 2012-13 Reading Series.
Boruch is the author of seven poetry collection, including The Book of Hours (Copper Canyon Press, 2011), Grace, Fallen from (Wesleyan University Press, 2008), and A Stick that Breaks and Breaks (Oberlin College Press, 1997). She is the author of the memoir The Glimpse Traveler, about a hitchhiking trip she made in 1971. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poerty Lonon, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. She's been awarded Pushcart Prizes and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. A new collection of poetry, Cadaver, Speak (Copper Canyon Press) is forthcoming. Currently, Boruch teaches at Purdue University and Warren Wilson's low-residency MFA.