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Poetry Reading: Jessica Jacobs

Converse College’s Creative Writing Program will host a reading by poet Jessica Jacobs January 24. 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 poetry, essays, and fiction have appeared in or are forthcoming in publications including Orion, The Missouri Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Oxford American, and the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day series. A reception will begin at 7:30 p.m. outside the Bain Room. Guests are welcome to come enjoy light refreshments before the 8 p.m. reading. Free.