Reading by memoirist and environmental prose writer Mark Spitzer
Date: February 27 2012, 7:00pm
Join us for a reading by memoirist and environmental prose writer Mark Spitzer, author of After the Orange Glow and Season of the Gar.
Location: Meyer Auditorium, Hotchkiss Hall
Mark Spitzer—novelist, poet, essayist, and literary translator—earned his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota in 1990 before pursuing a Master’s in Creative Writing from the University of Colorado. He later found himself in Paris as a Writer in Residence at the Parisian bookstore Shakespeare and Company, where he translated French criminals and misanthropes. In 1997 he became the Assistant Editor of Andrei Codrescu’s legendary online journal Exquisite Corpse (www.corpse.org). He is now a professor of Writing at the University of Central Arkansas, as well as Managing Editor of Exquisite Corpse Annual. His books include Chum (Zoland Books); Bottom Feeder (Creative Arts); Age of the Demon Tools (Ahadada Books); The Pigs Drink from Infinity (Spuyten Duyvil); Riding the Unit (Six Gallery Press); and The Collected Poems of Georges Bataille (Dufour Editions), among many others.