The Catholic University of America

Media Advisory


Fall 2008 Poetry Reading by Stephen Cushman

3:10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 3

The Catholic University of America
Hannan Hall, Room 108
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.

Catholic University's Department of English presents a fall 2008 poetry reading by Stephen Cushman, Robert C. Taylor Professor of American Literature at the University of Virginia.

Cushman is the author of three books of poetry: "Heart Island," "Cussing Lesson" and "Blue Pajamas." He is also the author of several scholarly texts, including "Fictions of Form in American Poetry." Cushman will be reading poems from "Heart Island" and his forthcoming book of poems, "Riffraff."

The event is free and open to the public. A reception and book signing will follow the presentation. For more information, call the Department of English at 202-319-5488.


Department of English
MEDIA: To cover the event, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.