Podcasts of Recent On Campus Readings

Over the last couple of years, Whitworth has begun, when possible, creating audio podcasts of many on campus events, including on-campus readings by visiting creative writers.   Below we’ve included links to the available audio podcasts of creative writers reading on campus, with short descriptions.  (You can also find the whole collection of Whitworth podcasts here.)

Endowed English Reading: Author Russell Working

11.12.2010 – Russell Working reads from his works as Whitworth’s 2010 Endowed English Reader. Working is a 2000 Whitworth alumnus and has won Iowa Short Fiction Award; his fiction and nonfiction have appeared in publications including The Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, The New York Times and the Jerusalem PostListen Listen

Alan Botsford Poetry Reading

9.24.2010 – Alan Botsford, author of two poetry collections and a book of essays, Walt Whitman of Cosmic Folklore, reads from his works. Listen Listen

Laurie Lamon Poetry Reading

4.16.2010 – Laurie Lamon, professor of English at Whitworth University, presents a poetry reading. Lamon’s poems have appeared in The New Republic, Ploughshares, and The Atlantic Monthly, among others. She has published two poetry collections. Listen Listen

Endowed English Reading: David Daniel

4.9.2010 – Poet David Daniel presents a reading. Daniel is former poetry editor of the literary journal Ploughshares and current director of the undergraduate creative writing program at Fairleigh-Dickinson University, in Madison, N.J. Listen Listen

Reading by Ann Putnam

3.2.2010 – Author Ann Putnam reads from her new book, Full Moon at Noontide. Putnam teaches creative writing and women’s studies at the University of Puget Sound. Listen Listen

Simpson-Duvall Reading: Linda Hogan

2.12.2010 – Linda Hogan is a Native American poet, storyteller, academic, playwright, novelist, environmentalist, writer of short stories, and the Chickasaw Nation’s Writer in Residence. Listen Listen

Bruce Guernsey Endowed English Reading

11.6.2009 – Poet Bruce Guernsey is a distinguished professor emeritus at Eastern Illinois University, where he taught creative writing and American literature for 25 years. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Atlantic, and American Scholar.  He has published three collections, including New England Primer (Cherry Grove Editions, 2008). Listen Listen

Laurie Lamon Poetry Reading

10.6.2007 – Whitworth Associate Professor of English Laurie Lamon, recipient of a 2007 Witter Bynner Fellowship, conducts a poetry reading. Listen Listen

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