Writers@Grinnell Welcomes Ed Pavlić on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 8 p.m.
4:15 p.m. Roundtable and 8 p.m. Reading; Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Ed Pavlić will read from his work and discuss writing on Tuesday, March 10, as part of the Writers@Grinnell series. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 8 p.m. in the Humanities and Social Studies Center, Room S3325. In addition, Pavlić will lead a roundtable discussion at 4:15 p.m. in the Joe Rosenfield '25 Center, Room 209.
Pavlić is the author of the novel Another Kind of Madness. Widely published as a poet, he is the author of the collection Visiting Hours at the Color Line, winner of the 2013 National Poetry Series, as well as several others, including: Live at the Bitter End: A Trial by Opera, Let’s Let That Are Not Yet: Inferno, and Let It Be Broke (forthcoming in 2020). He has published essays, poems, fiction, and dramatic pieces in numerous magazines and journals, including Boston Review, Harvard Review, Ploughshares, and Callaloo. Widely respected for his scholarship, his critical work includes ‘Who Can Afford to Improvise?’: James Baldwin and Black Music, the Lyric and the Listeners and Crossroads Modernism: Descent and Emergence in African American Literary Culture. A recipient of the Author of the Year Award from the Georgia Writers Association and a fellowship from the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University, he has received the Albert Christ-Janer Creative Research Award, the Darwin Turner Memorial Award from African American Review, and many other awards and fellowships. Pavlić teaches English at the University of Georgia.