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Five-time Pulitzer Prize nominated poet to give reading on campus March 31

Margaret Gibson, renowned poet and memoirist, will give a reading March 31 at 4 p.m. in Room 265 of Park Hall.

The reading is sponsored by The Georgia Review and the Georgia Poetry Circuit, and is held in conjunction with Women’s History Month (March) and National Poetry Month (April).

Gibson, who teaches creative writing at the University of Connecticut,  been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest fellowship, a Pushcart Prize and grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Art.

Gibson has published nine books of poetry with Louisiana State University Press, most recently One Body. Five volumes have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry.

 Her most recent book is the memoir The Prodigal Daughter: Reclaiming an Unfinished Childhood, was published by the University of Missouri Press in January.

For further information, contact David Ingle at (706) 542-0397 or