Lecture and Readings by Donald Revell and Claudia Keelan
San Francisco, CA 94107-2247
CCA San Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street, Timken Lecture Hall
Presented as part of CCA’s Graduate Studies Lecture Series
Since 1994 Donald Revell has been a professor of English at the University of Utah, where he now serves as director of creative writing. He was editor of Denver Quarterly from 1988-94, and he has been poetry editor of the Colorado Review since 1996. Revell is the author of eight collections of poetry. He has translated two volumes of the poetry of Guillaume Apollinaire. His honors include a Pushcart Prize, the Shestack Prize, the Gertrude Stein Award, the PEN Center USA Award for poetry, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. A graduate of SUNY-Binghamton and SUNY-Buffalo, Revell has taught at the Universities of Tennessee, Missouri, Iowa, Alabama, and Denver.
Claudia Keelan is a graduate of Humboldt State University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and now director of the MFA program at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She is the author of five collections of poetry and a letterpress chapbook, and has been published in numerous magazines and journals, including The American Poetry Review, Smartish Pace, Electronic Poetry Review, Conduit, Pequod, American Letters & Commentary, and Jacket Magazine. Her poems and essays have appeared in the anthologies The Grand Permission: New Writings on Poetics and Motherhood and American Hybrid: A Norton Anthology of New Poetry.