Lyrical Poet to Read at Berry
Release Date: February 28, 2017
Ann Fisher-Wirth will read excerpts from her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (March 2) in
the Berry College Chapel.
This event is free and
open to the public. Fisher-Wirth will read from her fourth book of poems, “Dream
Cabinet.” Her other
books of poems are “Carta
Window” and “Five
poems have received numerous awards, including a “Malahat
Review” Long Poem Prize, the Rita Dove Poetry Award, the
Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Poetry Award and more.
Fisher-Wirth earned a bachelor’s
degree in English from Pomona College, a master’s degree and a doctorate in
English and American literature from Claremont Graduate School. She
is now Professor of English at the University of Mississippi, where she teaches
creative writing and 20th century American literature and directs
the minor in Environmental Studies.