The Humanities Forum presents literary critic and poet Joelle Biele, author of “White Summer” and the winner of the Crab Orchard Review First Book Award on the seventh floor of the Albin O. Kuhn Library, 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 27.
A Fulbright scholar twice over, she has received awards from the Poetry Society of America and the Maryland State Arts Council. Her latest book, published in February 2011 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, “Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence,” is a rare glimpse at the artistic development of one of the twentieth-century’s most celebrated poets. Biele has taught at Goucher College, the University of Maryland College Park and the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Currently she is a Humanities Scholars Teaching Fellow at UMBC.
Sponsored by the Department of English and the James T. and Virginia M. Dresher Center for the Humanities.
Admission is free. For more information, call ext. 5-6798.