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March 29, 2012

Georgia College’s Visiting Writers series presentsAlbert GoldbarthAlbert Goldbarth an evening of poetry with Albert Goldbarth at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 in the Arts and Sciences Auditorium on the university campus.

Goldbarth, known for his prolific production, gregarious tone, eclectic interests and distinctive “talky” style, holds the Adele Davis Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Wichita State University, where he has taught since 1987.

He is the only poet to win the National Book Critics Circle award twice. His most recent books are Everyday People: Poems and The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972-2007.

The Creative Writing Program at Georgia College and Arts Unlimited serve as co-sponsors of the event, which is open and free to the public.

For more information call the MFA Program officer at 478-445-3509.

ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.

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For more information, contact University Communications at (478) 445-4477.