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Lesley University MFA in Creative Writing Reading Series – Steven Cramer & Rachel Manley
January 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST
Steven Cramer published his sixth poetry collection, Listen, this year. Previous collections include Clangings and Goodbye to the Orchard, which won the Sheila Motton Prize from the New England Poetry Club and was named an Honor Book in Poetry by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. A recipient of fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, he founded Lesley’s Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing.
Rachel Manley is a Canadian Governor General’s Award winner for the trilogy Drumblair, Slipstream and Horses in her Hair, memoirs on growing up with two generations of her political family in Jamaica. She is the author of the poetry collections Prisms, Poems 2 and A Light Left On, and was awarded the Jamaica Centennial Medal for Poetry. Her works of fiction include The Black Peacock and The Fellowship. Her latest work is Lost stitches, co-authored with Danny Melville, the story of inventor Thomas Briggs, founder of the Boston printing company, Bostitch.
Danielle Legros Georges