Barbara Ras Reading at GSU on Tuesday, October 6, 2:30pm

by Ra'Niqua Lee  ·  September 28, 2015

Barbara RasWe are pleased to announce that we will be hosting Barbara Ras at GSU on Monday, October 6th. She will read from her poetry and be available afterward to sign books. The reading will take place at 2:30pm in the Troy Moore Library, located on the 23rd floor of the Sun Trust Building, 25 Park Place.

Barbara Ras is the author of three poetry collections: Bite Every Sorrow, which won the Walt Whitman Award and was also awarded the Kate Tufts Discovery Award; One Hidden Stuff; and The Last Skin, winner of the Award for Poetry from the Texas Institute of Letters.  Ras has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, among others.  Her poems have appeared in the New Yorker, Tin House, Granta, Five Points, American Scholar, Massachusetts Review, and Orion, as well as in many other magazines and anthologies.  She is the editor of a collection of short fiction in translation, Costa Rica: A Traveler’s Literary Companion. Ras lives in San Antonio, where she directs Trinity University Press.