Award-Winning Poet To Read Works

Award-Winning Poet To Read Works

Srikanth Reddy, author of the poetry collection “Facts for Visitors,” will present a poetry reading at Cedarville University on Saturday, February 20, at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Dixon Ministry Center. The event is free and open to the public. Photo courtesy of Srikanth Reddy.

by Public Relations

February 1, 2010

Award-winning poet Srikanth Reddy will present a poetry reading at Cedarville University on Saturday, February 20, at 7 p.m.

Reddy’s first collection of poetry, “Facts for Visitors,” received the 2005 Asian American Literary Award for Poetry. His second book, “Voyager,” is forthcoming in spring 2011. Reddy has published poetry in numerous journals, including “APR,” “Grand Street,” “Fence,” and “Ploughshares,” and critical work in such publications as “The New Republic” and “The Chicago Tribune.”

Reddy graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and received a doctorate in English literature from Harvard University. He has held fellowships with the Mellon Foundation, the Whiting Foundation and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. He currently serves as an assistant professor at the University of Chicago.

Located in Cedarville, Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional and graduate programs. Featuring a worldwide Christian ministries program, the University offers more than 100 areas of study to 3,000 students. Visit the University Web site at www.cedarville.edu.

More Information

Time: 7 p.m.
Date: February 20
Location: Recital Hall of the Dixon Ministry Center
Address: Cedarville University, 251 N. Main St., Cedarville, Ohio
Cost: Free and open to the public
Learn More: 937-766-7740 or www.cedarville.edu/events