Creative Writing professor Bruce Cohen will read from his collection of poetry on Wednesday, September 30, at 6pm in the UConn Co-op bookstore, Storrs Center.
Born in the Bronx, Bruce Cohen writes poems and nonfiction essays that have appeared in literary periodicals such as The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, and The Southern Review. He has published four volumes of poetry: Disloyal Yo-Yo (2009), which was awarded the 2007 Orphic Poetry Prize; Swerve (2010); Placebo Junkies Conspiring with the Half-Asleep (2012); and No Soap, Radio! (2015). A forthcoming manuscript (2016), Imminent Disappearances, Impossible Numbers & Panoramic X-Rays, was awarded the 2015 Green Rose Prize from New Issues Press. A recipient of an individual artist grant from the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, prior to joining the UConn Creative Writing faculty in 2012, Cohen directed, developed, and implemented nationally recognized academic enhancement programs at UConn, the University of Arizona, and the University of California at Berkeley.
Wednesday, September 30, at 6pm in the UConn Co-op bookstore, Storrs Center.