Jan Beatty Reading
Tuesday, October 20 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Online - Zoom
You must register to attend this event!
Free and Open to the Public.
Co-sponsored by the MFA Program in Writing and the English Department.
Jan Beatty is the author of Red Sugar, Boneshaker, and Mad River, winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, and The Body Wars. She is the winner of the Red Hen Nonfiction Award for her memoir, American Bastard (forthcoming, 2021). Jackknife: New and Selected Poems, won the 2018 Paterson Prize. For many years, Beatty worked as a waitress, an abortion counselor, and in maximum security prisons. She directs creative writing at Carlow University where she runs the Madwomen in the Attic writing workshops and is Distinguished Writer in Residence of the MFA program.