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Date(s) - February 11, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Reading Series 2020-2021

Each fall and spring semester through the Creative Writing Reading Series at Colorado State University, the Department of English welcomes distinguished literary voices to share their work and to engage with the local community.

This semester — due to gathering restrictions related to COVID-19 — all Fall 2020 readings will be live-streamed via Zoom. For information on Spring 2021 events as well as the most up-to-date information, please check the English department events calendar for updates about individual events.

Zoom Live Video Information

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Carl Phillips

Carl Phillips
Carl Phillips

Phillips is the author of 15 books of poetry, most recently, Pale Colors in a Tall Field (FSG 2020). His other books include Wild is the Wind (FSG 2019), winner of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize; The Tether (FSG 2002) winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; Double Shadow (FSG 2012) winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; and Silverchest (FSG 2014), finalist for the Griffin Prize. A four-time finalist for the National Book Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, his other honors include the Lambda Literary Award, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Theodore Roethke Memorial Foundation Poetry Award, the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Male Poetry, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Library of Congress, and the Academy of American Poets, for which he served as Chancellor from 2006-2012. He is Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also teaches creative writing.

The CSU Creative Writing Reading Series is made possible by the generous support of the Organization of Graduate Student Writers, the CSU Department of English, the College of Liberal Arts, the donor sponsor of the Crow-Tremblay Alumni Reading Series, the Lilla B. Morgan Memorial Endowment, and other generous support. Learn about how you can support the series online here