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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Evening of Poetry, November 6

WVU-P's Humanities Speakers Series presents an evening of poetry with Scott Luter and John Hoppenthaler on November 6th at 7 pm in Room 2536 at the Parkersburg Campus.

Luter and Hoppenthaler are the English Department's newest full-time instructors. Luter received his MFA in Creative writing from Georgia College & State University, where he was
Assistant Editor for Arts & Letters: A Journal of Contemporary Culture. His poetry has appeared in Poem, Open 24 Hours, and elsewhere. He is a recipient of an Academy of American Poets University Prize.

Hoppenthaler is the author of two books of poetry, Lives Of Water (2003) and the forthcoming Anticipate the Coming Reservoir, both titles from Carnegie Mellon University Press. Poetry Editor of Kestrel, his honors include an Individual Artist Grant from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts and Residency Fellowships to the MacDowell Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He is also included on the Literary Map of West Virginia. For nine years, he was Personal Assistant to the Nobel Prize winning author, Toni Morrison. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available, and books will be available for purchase and signing.