THIS IS A PAST EVENT.

Photo of poet Stephen Sexton

THIS IS A PAST EVENT.

WFU Press Presents A Poetry Reading with Stephen Sexton

Wake Forest University Press presents a poetry reading with award-winning Belfast poet Stephen Sexton on Tuesday, April 2nd, at 6 pm in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center, Kulynych Auditorium. A reception and book signing will follow.

 

Stephen Sexton’s first book, If All the World and Love Were Young, was the winner of the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2019 and the Shine / Strong Award for Best First Collection. He was awarded the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature in 2020. He was the winner of the National Poetry Competition in 2016 and the recipient of an Eric Gregory Award in 2018. Cheryl’s Destinies was published in 2021, and was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection. Wake Forest University Press reissued both collections in North America in 2024.

Tuesday, April 2 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Porter Byrum Welcome Center, Kulynych Auditorium
1580 Wake Forest Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Event Type

Arts & Entertainment, Speakers, Special Events

Departments

Administrative, Wake Forest University Press

Target Audience

General Public

Website

http://wfupress.wfu.edu

Cost

Free

Contact name

Alex Muller

Contact email

mullera@wfu.edu

Contact phone number

336-758-5448

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