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BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University’s Barnett-Padgett Literary Artist Series will present poet Thom Satterlee, author of Burning Wyclif, in a reading of his works on Thursday, September 27, from 6:00-7:00 p.m., in Meyer Recital Hall on the SBU Bolivar campus.
Burning Wyclif focuses on the life of Bible translator, John Wyclif. The book won the Walt McDonald First-Book in Poetry Competition and was named an American Library Association Notable Book and a Finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize.
Satterlee has translated two collections of Danish poetry and co-edited three other books. In 2009 he received a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry, and since 2011 he has held the position of Writer-in-Residence at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.
PHOTO: Poet Thom Satterlee by Adam Perry
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