Poet Erik Campbell to Read from His Work Sept. 14


campbell-erikPoet Erik Campbell will read from his latest book of poetry at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the University Center Ballroom B, fourth floor.

The event is free and open to the public.

He is the author of “Arguments for Stillness” (Curbstone Press 2006) and “The Corpse Pose” (Red Hen Press 2016).  His poems, essays and book reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in New Letters, Tin House, Green Mountains Review, The Iowa Review, Nimrod, The Southern Poetry Review, The New Orleans Review and other literary journals.

Campbell was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1972 and has lived in Nebraska; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Washington, D.C.; Papua, Indonesia; and Arizona. He has a cat named Dr. Jones. Campbell teaches English at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Campbell’s reading is sponsored by the Missouri Arts Council and Southeast Missouri State University Press.