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Thursday, April 12

3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Photography by Tanya Rosen-Jones Lynn Powell is director of Oberlin WITS (Writers in the Schools), a program that engages Oberlin students in teaching creative writing in local schools. As lecturer in creative writing, she also teaches a range of poetry courses in the Creative Writing Program. Powell is the author of two books of poetry, Old & New Testaments and The Zones of Paradise, and a book of nonfiction, Framing Innocence: A Mother’s Photographs, A Prosecutor’s Zeal, and a Small Town’s Response. Her newest book, Season of the Second Thought (University of Wisconsin Press), is part of the Wisconsin Poetry Series. Her poems have been published in numerous journals, including the Paris Review, the Georgia Review, Poetry, FIELD, and Shenandoah. Her work has also appeared in anthologies, including 180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Everyday and the Norton Introduction to Literature. This event is free and open to the public. For details, contact Dr. Philip Metres: or 216.556.1101.