Author in the House presents Shanan Ballam

07/25/2019 @ 7:00 pm America/Denver Timezone
Sweet Library
455 F Street (9th Avenue) Salt Lake City
UT 84103
Chris Chambers, Associate Librarian
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Please join us for an evening of reading and conversation with poet Shanan Ballam. Ballam earned an MFA in poetry writing from the University of Nebraska, Omaha and is the author of the poetry chapbook The Red Riding Hood Papers (Finishing Line 2010) and two full-length poetry collections Pretty Marrow (Negative Capability 2013) and Inside the Animal: The Collected Red Riding Hood Poems (Main Street Rag Publishing 2019). She is a Senior Lecturer and teaches poetry writing, fiction writing, and composition for Utah State University. She was named the 2014 Lecturer of the Year for the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, served on the Utah Arts Council Board of Directors from 2013-2017, and was recently named Logan City Poet Laureate, with her Laureate duties beginning in August 2019.
The event is free and tailored to an adult audience.