Midwest Poets Series: Reading with Kevin Prufer

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 7:00pm
Arrupe Hall auditorium

Kevin Prufer’s newest books are "The Fears" (Copper Canyon Press, 2023) and "Sleepaway: a Novel" (Acre Books, 2024). Among his eight other books are "Churches," which was named one of the best ten books of 2015 by The New York Times, and "How He Loved Them," which was long-listed for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize and received the Julie Suk Award for the best poetry book from the American literary press. Prufer’s work appears widely in places like Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, The Paris Review, and The New Republic. He is professor of English at The University of Houston, where he also directs The Unsung Masters Series, a book series devoted to rediscovering great, long forgotten authors. A reception and book signing will follow Prufer's reading. Register here