Literary Partners Program: Book Launch for Far from the Centers of Ambition

Date and Time: 
January 24, 2014 - 6:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
Free and Open to the Public

Please join editors Dr. Rand Brandes, Lee Ann Brown, and Leslie Rindoks for an evening celebrating a new two-volume collection Far from the Centers of Ambition, which honors the legacy of the famous Black Mountain College.

The evening will feature readings and a reception; books will be available.

Rand Brandes, Series Editor, is Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Martin Luther Stevens Professor of English, and is the founder and director of L-R U’s Visiting Writers Series. A recipient of two Senior Fulbright Fellowships to work with Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in Dublin, Brandes has published widely in Modern and Contemporary British and Irish Poetry.

Lee Ann Brown, Confluence Volume Editor, was born in Japan, raised in Charlotte, NC, and now lives in New York City and Marshall, NC. She is Associate Professor of English at St. John’s University, editor of Tender Buttons Press, and produces poetry in performance in NYC as Page Poetry Parlor, and in NC as The French Broad Institute.

Leslie Rindoks, Varve Volume Editor, is writer and designer originally from the Chicago area. She holds an MFA from Purdue University and studied at Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She is the executive editor at Lorimer Press and has written five books including A Town By Any Other Name.

This event is made possible through the Poets House Literary Partners Program

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