University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Ellen Bryant Voigt reading to be held Oct. 19

The UND Writers Conference and the Red River Valley Writing Project (RRVWP) are pleased to announce a fall reading with Ellen Bryant Voigt from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, in the Gorecki Alumni Center’s Gransberg Community Room. Light refreshments will be served.

Please mark your calendars to join us. As always with the UND Writers Conference, this event is completely free and open to the public, so invite your friends. Hope to see you there.

Ellen Bryant Voigt is the author of seven collections of poetry, including Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006 which was a finalist for the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize. She is also the author of a collection of essays on poetry, The Flexible Lyric. She founded and teaches in the Masters of Fine Arts program for writers at Warren Wilson College (near Asheville, North Carolina) and lives in Vermont.

-- Crystal Alberts, assistant professor, English, co-director, UND Writers Conference, 777.2393,

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