- Location: Buttrick Hall • 390 24th Ave S • Nashville, TN 37240
- Room: 102
- Contact: Rene Colehour
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 615-322-6527
- Website: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/creativewriting/
- Audience: Free and Open to the Public
Sponsored by the Department of English, Vanderbilt Creative Writing
Gertrude & Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series
Beth Bachmann is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in poetry and the author of two books from the Pitt Poetry Series: Temper, winner of the AWP Donald Hall Prize and Kate Tufts Discovery Award, and Do Not Rise, winner of the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award. Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, The New Yorker and Poetry Magazine. Her new book, CEASE, winner of the 2016 Virginia Quarterly Review’s Emily Clark Balch prize, will appear from the Pitt Poetry Series in Fall 2018.
Kate Daniels received her MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts. She is the author of six collections of poetry: The White Wave, The Niobe Poems, Four Testimonies, A Walk in Victoria’s Secret, and two forthcoming volumes, Three Syllables Describing Addiction (2018) and In the Months of My Son’s Recovery (2019). The White Wave received the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize for Poetry. Among her honors are the Bunting Fellowship at Harvard (now known as the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study); the Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry; two Best American Poetry selections; the Pushcart Prize; and election to the Fellowship of Southern Writers. She is the Edwin Mims Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Vanderbilt. An affiliate faculty member in Medicine, Health, and Society, she also teaches writing at the Baltimore Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, and conducts community workshops on Writing for Recovery for people whose lives have been affected by addiction.