Gillian Conoley's Shelley Memorial Award winning Poem Featured!

November 15, 2018

Professor of English and Poet-in-Residence Gillian Conoley, author of seven collections of poetry and winner of the 2017 Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, was featured in the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Now podcast reading her poem “In the Next Next World,” concerning the California wildfires. You can listen to Conoley reading the poem and find the text of the poem at Poetry Foundation: In the Next World. Composer, bassonist, and Professor in the School of Music at the State University of New York at Fredonia, Jamie Lee Sampson, created a composition and score for the poem in August at the Banff Centre in Canada, for tenor voice, harp and bassoon. Her performance of the poem can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfVRrN9K8oQ&t=0m20s

 

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