Recipient of 2005 Copperdome Poetry Chapbook Competition to Read Creative Work at Southeast

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 22, 2005ᾰMichael Meyerhofer, winner of the Southeast Missouri State University Press 2005 Copperdome Poetry Chapbook Competition, will read from his creative work on Oct. 6.

 The reading is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Dempster Auditorium of Rosemary Berkel Crisp Hall of Nursing.  The event is free and open to the public.

 Books will be available for purchasing at a book-signing immediately following the reading or through the University Press.

 Meyerhofer is currently working on a master’s degree in fine arts at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.  He was nominated for a Pushcart in 2003 and was recently a finalist for the James Wright Poetry Award.