On Nov. 7 at 7pm, the Roar Reading Series will be at the UConn Bookstore in Storrs Center. Featured speakers will be Aimee Pozorski, Dan Pope, and Eleanor Reeds.
Aimee Pozorski is the author of Roth and Trauma: The Problem of History in the Later Works and Falling After 9/11: Crisis in American Art and Literature. Pozorski is Professor of English at Central Connecticut State University, where she also directs the MA Program in Literature. She is currently at work on a creative project titled It’s Nothing You Did.
Dan Pope is the author of Housebreaking and In the Cherry Tree. His short stories have appeared in many journals, including Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, Iowa Review, McSweeney’s, Shenandoah, Gettysburg Review, and others. He is a winner of the Glenn Schaeffer Award from the International Institute of Modern Letters and also the recipient of grants in fiction from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts.
Eleanor Reeds is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English at UConn, where she also works as a coordinator in the Writing Center. Her poems have appeared in the Long River Review, and she won the 2016 Wallace Stevens Student Poetry Prize. Reeds is currently working on her first chapbook, a Penelopiad provincially titled Reading Tarot Cards at Wayne Franklin’s House.