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Wyn Cooper w/<br />Matthew Minicucci Wyn Cooper w/<br />Matthew Minicucci

Wyn Cooper w/
Matthew Minicucci

Songwriter and poet Wyn Cooper has published four books of poems: The Country of Here Below (Ahsahta Press, 1987), The Way Back (White Pine Press, 2000), Postcards from the Interior, (BOA Editions, 2005), and Chaos is the New Calm (BOA Editions, 2010), as well as a chapbook, Secret
Address
(Chapiteau Press, 2002). His poems, stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, Slate, Crazyhorse, Agni, The Southern Review, and more than 75 other magazines. In 1993, “Fun,” a poem from his first book, was turned into Sheryl Crow’s Grammywinning
song “All I Wanna Do.”

Matthew Minicucci’s first full-length collection, Translation, was chosen by Jane Hirshfield for the 2014 Wick Poetry Prize and will be published by Kent State University Press in 2015. His work has also appeared in or is forthcoming from numerous journals and anthologies, including Best New Poets 2014, The Cincinnati Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Southern Review, and West Branch, among others. He currently teaches writing at the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign.

Allen Neff Memorial Poetry Reading, Co-sponsored by the EIU Center for the Humanities and
the English Department.

Times and prices

Times

09/21 | 7:00 pm

Ticket Prices
Free

Performance Location

Recital Hall

Recital Hall