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English Reading Series
Fridays at Noon in the HBLL Auditorium

Greg Brownderville – February 8, 2019

Greg Brownderville’s third book, a collection of poems entitled A Horse with Holes in It, was released by LSU Press in November of 2016. His first book, Gust (2011), made the Poetry Foundation’s Best-Seller List. In 2012 he published Deep Down in the Delta, a collection of folkloristic poems based on fieldwork he conducted in and around his home community of Pumpkin Bend, Arkansas. Collaborating with composer Jacob Cooper, Brownderville wrote the words to “Jar” (Silver Threads, Nonesuch Records, 2014) and Ripple the Sky, which premiered with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2016. Brownderville has been awarded prizes and fellowships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, New Millennium Writings, and the Porter Fund. An associate professor of English and the director of Creative Writing at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Brownderville edits the Southwest Review.