Reading and Book Launch: Ed Pavlić

Ed Pavlić’s first novel, Another Kind of Madness, will be published by Milkweed Editions in March 2019. Widely published as a poet, Pavlić is the author of the collection Visiting Hours at the Color Line, winner of the 2013 National Poetry Series, as well as several others, including Live at the Bitter End: A Trial by OperaLet’s Let That Are Not Yet: Inferno, and Let It Be Broke (forthcoming in 2020). He has published essays, poems, fiction, and dramatic pieces in numerous magazines and journals, including Boston ReviewHarvard ReviewPloughshares, and Callaloo.

Widely respected for his scholarship, his critical work includes ‘Who Can Afford to Improvise?’: James Baldwin and Black Music, the Lyric and the Listeners and Crossroads Modernism: Descent and Emergence in African American Literary Culture. A recipient of the Author of the Year Award from the Georgia Writers Association and a fellowship from the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University, he has received the Albert Christ-Janer Creative Research Award, the Darwin Turner Memorial Award from African American Review, and many other awards and fellowships. Pavlić teaches English at the University of Georgia.

This book release reception and reading is presented by the Willson Center, the Creative Writing Program, and the department of English, in partnership with Avid Bookshop.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 7:00pm

Fire Hall No. 2 489 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601, USA

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