Dr. Chuck Carlise, a poet visiting Fort Hays State University from the University of California Santa Cruz, will conduct a writing workshop on Thursday, Oct. 19, and a public reading and book signing on Friday, Oct. 20, at Fort Hays State.
“Chuck will lead a fun and interactive writing workshop for FHSU faculty, staff, and students in Forsyth Library,” said Brenda Craven, instructor of English at FHSU. That workshop will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the south study area of Forsyth Library.
Friday’s public reading and book signing will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union’s Stouffer Lounge.
Carlise, is the author of a new collection, “In One Version of the Story,” as well as the chapbooks “A Broken Escalator Still Isn’t the Stairs” and “Casual Insomniac.” “A Broken Escalator” won the Concrete Wolf Poetry Series 2011 award, and “Insomniac” won the 2011 Boom Chapbook Prize.
His poems and essays appear in numerous journals and anthologies, including “Best New Poets” in 2012 and 2014.