Williams to Host Poetry Reading by Award-Winning Poet Jeffrey Levine


Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: (413) 597-4277; email: [email protected]

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., October 1, 2013­—Local poet Jeffrey Levine will give a poetry reading on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 4 p.m. The reading will be held in Griffin Hall, room 3, on the Williams College campus. This event is free and open to the public.

Levine has composed two books of poetry: Rumor of Cortez, nominated for a 2006 Los Angeles Times Literary Award in Poetry, and Mortal, Everlasting, which won the 2002 Transcontinental Poetry Prize. Levine’s most recent book, Jubilo, is forthcoming.

Levine’s many poetry prizes include the Larry Levis Prize from the Missouri Review, the James Hearst Poetry Prize, The Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, the Ekphrasis Poetry Prize, and the 2007 American Literary Review poetry prize.

Levine graduated from the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and is editor-in-chief and publisher of the award-winning independent literary press, Tupelo Press. Additionally, Levine serves on the core faculty of the Colrain Manuscript Conferences.

For more information about Levine, please visit jeffreyelevine.com.


For building locations on the Williams campus, please consult the map outside the driveway entrance to the Security Office located in Hopkins Hall on Main Street (Rte. 2), next to the Thompson Memorial Chapel, or call the Office of Communications (413) 597-4277. The map can also be found on the web at www.williams.edu/map

To visit the college on the Internet: www.williams.edu Williams College can also be found on Facebook: www.facebook.com/williamscollege and Twitter: twitter.com/williamscollege