The Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series at Central Washington University welcomes writer Tom Wayman, Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 7:30 p.m. in the SURC Theater.
Tom Wayman is a poet, essayist and playwright. He has published thirteen collections of his poems, most recently Did I Miss Anything? Selected Poems 1973-93 (1993) and The Astonishing Weight of the Dead (1994). A collection of his essays was published in 1983, and another, A Country Not Considered: Canada, Culture, Work appeared in 1993. A play, The Parts Yard, was produced in the 1984 DuMaurier Festival of Plays in Vancouver. Wayman’s achievements include the Canadian Authors' Association medal for poetry, the A.J.M. Smith Prize for distinguished achievement in Canadian poetry and first prize in the USA Bicentennial Poetry Awards competition. He is currently teaches at the University of Calgary.
This reading is sponsored by CWU English Department and the College of Art and Humanities. The Wildcat Shop will feature Tom Wayman’s books and will sell copies at the event.
For more information, please contact Katharine Whitcomb, firstname.lastname@example.org 509) 963-1530,
Central Washington University, 400 E. University Way Ellensburg, WA 98926