Gannon University Professors Host Poetry Reading
Posted: March 16, 2015
Poets Berwyn Moore and Russell Brickey will present a joint
reading on March 18 at 7 p.m. at Gannon University. The reading,
which will include recent work, will be held on the third floor of
the A.J. Palumbo Academic Center, 824 Peach St.
Berwyn Moore is a professor English at Gannon University where
she teaches courses in creative writing and literature and advises
the award-winning literary-art magazine, Totem. In 2012, she
received the Distinguished Faculty award. Moore is the author of
two collections of poetry, "O Body Swayed" (Cherry Grove
Collections, 2009) and "Dissolution of Ghosts" (Cherry Grove
Collections, 2005), which was runner-up for the Lyre Prize in
Poetry. She is the editor of the anthology "Dwelling in
Possibility: Voices of Erie County" (Gannon University Press,
2010), and served as the inaugural Poet Laureate of Erie County,
Pennsylvania, from 2009 to 2010. Her new collection is called
Russell Brickey is a visiting professor of English at Gannon
University. His recent works include "Cold War Evening News"
(Aldrich Press, 2013), "He Knows What a Stick Is" (Spuyten Duyvil
Publishing, 2014) and "Atomic Atoll" (Wild Leaf Press, 2014). His
poetry can be seen online in Eunioa Review, Thick With Conviction,
Miller's Pond, Mobius, Drown in my Own Fears, and in numerous print
The event is free and the public is invited.
Refreshments will be served.