Poet Tom Chandler to read works at URI
KINGSTON, R.I. April 11, 2000 -- Tom Chandler, recently designated
as the next State Poet of Rhode Island, will read from his recent
and published work at the URI University Club, Upper College Road, in Kingston,
on Thursday, April 20 at 5 p.m. The public is cordially invited.
Chandler currently holds an appointment in the English and Humanities
Department at Bryant College and is the winner of numerous awards, including
writing fellowships from Yaddo, the Millay Colony for the Arts and the Blue
Mountain Center for the Arts, as well as the Galway Kinnell Poetry Prize.
In 1998, he was named Phi Beta Kappa Poet at Brown University.
For directions or more information please contact Cheryl Foster at 874-4022
or email@example.com. The reading is sponsored by the University of Rhode
Island Honors and Visiting Scholars Committee and the Rhode Island Committee
for the Humanities.
For Information: Cheryl Foster, 874-4022, Jan Sawyer, 874-2116