MARVIN BELL, CHRISTOPHER MERRILL & STEPHEN COREY

October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

Join us for a lively three-person event with Marvin Bell, Christopher Merrill and Stephen Corey. Marvin Bell and Chris Merrill will read from If & When, the forthcoming sequel to After the Fact: Scripts & Postscripts. Stephen Corey, editor of the Georgia Review in which excerpts of the new book have just been published, will be in conversation with  poets Merrill and Bell. 

Marvin Bell was Iowa's first poet laureate, and has published more than 20 books of poetry and has received numerous honors. He taught for 40 years at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he is emeritus professor. Christopher Merrill is the Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. He has published six collections of poetry, several edited volumes, and six books of nonfiction. In addition to editing the Georgia Review, Stephen Corey is the author of nine volumes of  poetry.