Visiting Writer: Allison Joseph

Please join the DePaul Department of English as we welcome poet and editor Allison Joseph to the Visiting Writers Program.

When: Thursday, October 5 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Where: Library – Richardson Library Lincoln Park Campus, 115 (2350 N Kenmore Avenue)

Joseph, director of the Southern Illinois University MFA Program in Creative Writing, is the author of What Keeps Us Here (Ampersand, 1992), Soul Train (Carnegie Mellon, 1997), In Every Seam (Pittsburgh, 1997), Imitation of Life (Carnegie Mellon, 2003) and Worldly Pleasures (Word Press, 2004). Her honors include the John C. Zacharis First Book Prize, fellowships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers Conferences, and an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Poetry. She is editor and poetry editor of Crab Orchard Review and director of the Young Writers Workshop, an annual summer residential creative writing workshop for high school writers, and holds the Judge Williams Holmes Cook Endowed Professorship.

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