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Distinguished Writer-In-Residence, Jessica Jacobs, to Give Poetry Reading

Converse College’s Creative Writing Program will host a reading by the poet Jessica Jacobs January 24 in the Bain Room on campus. The 2018 Sara Lura Mathews Self Distinguished Writer in Residence, Jacobs is the author of Pelvis with Distance, winner of the New Mexico Book Award in Poetry and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Her chapbook In Whatever Light Left to Us was published by Sibling Rivalry Press, and her second full-length collection Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going is forthcoming from Four Way Books in 2019.