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Department of English

Alumni Connections 2011

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Alumni Connections is an opportunity for students and faculty to meet, reconnect with, and celebrate the English Department's alumni.

Career and Mentoring Panel

Tadtman Boardroom, 2nd Floor, Alumni CenterAlumni Center

3:30-5:00 p.m.

Five distinguished English Department graduates will discuss their lives and career paths since leaving K-State:

  • Graham Fox, Training Content Developer at FishNet Security
  • Melia Fritch, Librarian, Hale Library
  • Jo Maseberg-Tomlinson, Academic Advisor, Kansas State University
  • Ed Skoog, Jenny McKean Moore Writer-in-Washington, George Washington University
  • Jana Zaudke, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas

 

Poetry Reading

Union Little Theatre

7:30-8:30 p.m.

Ed Skoog

Ed Skoog

Ed's poetry collection, Mister Skylight, appeared in 2009 from Copper Canyon Press. He was born in Topeka, Kansas and attended Kansas State University and the University of Montana. Among his awards are the Lyric Poetry Award from the Poetry Society of America and the Marble Faun Award from the Pirate’s Alley William Faulkner Society. He was the Jennie McKean Moore Writer-in-Washington Fellow at George Washington University in 2009-2010.

"Ed Skoog's poetry is so ambitious it takes my breath away. In it, he creates dense narratives, sees patterns, sees dissimilitudes, knows how to fishtail with images and turn with ease, knows how to braid pop culture into small personal melancholies and into large generosities.”

— The Stranger


For more information, please contact Naomi Wood at njwood@ksu.edu or (785) 532-2159.

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