Philip Metres: Contemporary Writers Series

Apr 16, 2024, 6:30pm
Contemporary Writers Series
Grupp Fireside Lounge

The Contemporary Writers Series brings nationally and internationally known writers to our campus to share their work and to discuss their art with Canisius students in an informal setting. The series will welcome Philip Metres on April 16, 2024. 

Philip Metres was born in San Diego and grew up outside of Chicago. He graduated from College of Holy Cross and earned an MFA and PhD from Indiana University. He is the author of twelve books, including Sand Opera, Shrapnel Maps, Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance, and his most recent, Fugitive/Refuge. Among his awards and honors are a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lannon Literary Fellowship, two NEA fellowships, and three Arab American Book Awards. Currently he lives with his family in Cleveland, where he is professor of English and director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights program at John Carroll University.

*Limited seating, first come, first served: doors open at 6:30 PM.