Tom Drury and Tracie Morris

Feb 20, 2019

08:00 PM

Dey House, Frank Conroy Reading Room

507 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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Tom Drury and Tracie Morris

Please join Tracie Morris and Tom Drury for a reading in the Frank Conroy Reading Room at 8pm on Wednesday, February 20th.

Tracie Morris is a writer, sound poet, critic, scholar, bandleader, actor and multimedia performer. She is the author of Intermission, Chap-T-her Won, handholding: 5 kinds, Rhyme Scheme, and was co-editor, with Charles Bernstein, of BAX 2016: Best American Experimental Writing. Her sound installations have been presented at galleries and museums, including the Whitney Biennial and MoMA. She leads her own eponymous band and is a lead singer for Elliott Sharp's group, Terraplane. Morris has earned numerous awards and fellowships for poetry and performance. Morris holds an MFA in Poetry from Hunter College, a PhD in Performance Studies from New York University, and has studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and at Michael Howard Studios. Photo by Nelson Hancock

Tom Drury is the author of Pacific, The End of Vandalism, Hunts in Dreams, The Driftless Area, and The Black Brook. His novels have been translated into Spanish, German and French. His essays and short fiction have appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Harper’s, Granta, The New York Times Magazine, the Mississippi Review, and Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. He is a recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.

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