Oberlin College and Conservatory

Poetry Readings by Alumni Lauren Clark, Adam Giannelli, and Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers

Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

Hallock Auditorium, Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies
122 Elm Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

An evening of poetry will feature alumni reading from their own works.

Lauren Clark holds a BA in Classics and an MFA in Poetry at the University of Michigan, where they were awarded six Hopwood Awards. They have received scholarships from the Sewanee Writers Conference and the New York State Summer Writers Institute, and they collaborate with Etc. Gallery in Chicago.

Adam Giannelli ’01 is the author of Tremulous Hinge (University of Iowa Press, 2017), winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, and the translator of a selection of prose poems by Marosa di Giorgio, Diadem (BOA Editions, 2012). His poems have appeared in the Kenyon Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, Yale Review, FIELD, and elsewhere. He currently lives in Salt Lake City, where he is a doctoral candidate in literature and creative writing at the University of Utah.

Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers '07 is the author of two poetry collections: Chord Box (University of Arkansas, 2013), a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, and The Tilt Torn Away from the Seasons (Eyewear Publishing, forthcoming in 2018), selected by Kimiko Hahn.  Also an essayist, her nonfiction has recently appeared in Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best American Travel Writing, the Missouri Review, and elsewhere. A former Kenyon Review Fellow, she is currently the Murphy Visiting Fellow in English-Creative Writing at Hendrix College.




Event Type

Performing Arts


Academic, Creative Writing

Contact Person

Suzanne Overstreet

Contact Phone Number


Contact E-mail Address


Google Calendar iCal Outlook

Recent Activity