Poet Daniel Anderson will read at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, in Gailor Auditorium on the campus of the University of the South. Mr. Anderson will read from his new collection, The Night Guard at the Wilberforce Hotel, and will sign copies during a reception following the reading.
Poet Maurice Manning says Mr. Anderson’s new collection “is a jolting and beautiful book, one I will go back to again and again.” This fall, Mr. Anderson will be a Senior Tennessee Williams Fellow and will teach a workshop in poetry at Sewanee.
In addition to his new collection, Mr. Anderson is the author of two other books of poetry, Drunk in Sunlight and January Rain. His work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, New England Review, The Yale Review, Harper’s, the New Republic, the Sewanee Review, The Best American Poetry, and Southwest Review, among other places. Anderson also edited The Selected Poems of Howard Nemerov. His honors include a Pushcart Prize as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Bogliasco Foundation. He currently teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Oregon and is a regular faculty member of the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and the Sewanee School of Letters.
All are invited to join the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and Department of English to celebrate Mr. Anderson’s new collection and welcome a longstanding member of Sewanee’s writing community back to the Mountain.