Third Thursday poetry series to present Austin Segrest
The public is invited to the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill featuring Austin Segrest at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19. Refreshments and book sales will be available at 6 p.m., and the reading will begin at 6:30 p.m.Originally from Alabama, Austin Segrest holds a doctorate in Literature and Creative Writing from The University of Missouri and an MFA from Georgia State University. Austin has received fellowships from Ucross Foundation, the Fine Arts Work Center, the Sewanee Writers' Conference and the NEH.
A former poetry editor of "The Missouri Review," Austin currently teaches at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Austin's poetry collection "Door to Remain" won the Vassar Miller Prize and was published by UNT Press in 2022.The Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill is sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, Department of English and Southern Humanities Review in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University; the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University; and the Alabama State Council on the Arts. The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben St. in Auburn. For more information about the series, visit aub.ie/thirdthursday.
Submitted by: Maiben Beard