Washington, D.C. poet Sandra Beasley will give a reading at Marymount
University on Friday, March 26, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Lee
Reception Room of the Reinsch Library.
Beasley is the author of I Was the Jukebox (W.W. Norton,
April 2010), winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poets Prize. Her first
collection, Theories of Falling, won the 2007 New Issues
Poetry Prize. Honors include a DCCAH Individual Artist Fellowship,
the Friends of Literature Prize from the Poetry Foundation, the
Maureen Egen Exchange Award from Poets & Writers, and
fellowships to the Sewanee Writer's Conference, VCCA, and the Millay
Colony. She is now working on Don't Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales
from an Allergic Life, a nonfiction book forthcoming from Crown.
This event is free and open to the public. The Reinsch Library
is located on Marymount's Main Campus at 2807 North Glebe Road in