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Name: The Northwest College Writers Series featuring poet, teacher, and performer Dave Caserio
Date: November 9, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MST
Event Description:
The Northwest College Writers Series returns on Thursday, November 9 in Cody, featuring poet, teacher, and performer Dave Caserio. The free event begins at 6 p.m. in the Grizzly Room at the Park County Library, located at 1501 Stampede Avenue.
Caserio is the author of This Vanishing, and Wisdom for a Dance in the Street, a CD of poetry and music. Recent publications include Unearthing Paradise: Montana Writers in Defense of Greater Yellowstone, Welcome to the Resistance: Poetry as Protest, and Poems Across the Big Sky. He is also the co-editor for I Am Montana: Student Reflections on Identity and Place.
As a performer, Caserio combines the spoken word with music, dance, and the visual arts. He has produced or appeared at events across Montana and Washington, as well as the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival in New Jersey. His list of awards includes the Washington Poets Association Prize for Oral & Performance Poetry, and a Fellowship in Poetry award from the New York State Foundation of the Arts.
Locally, Caserio works with various community outreach programs such as Humanities Montana Conversations, and Arts Without Boundaries. He has also conducted writing workshops for cancer survivors at the Billings Clinic Cancer Center, is a founding member of the writer’s collective, Big Sky Writing, and producer of a series of poetry-in-performance events.
Caserio earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theater and English from Norwich University in 1984, and a M.A. in English & Creative Writing from New York University in 1987. He has served as an adjunct instructor of English at NYU, Yale, Lehman College, Rutgers University, and Montana State University Billings.
Grizzly Room at the Park County Library, located at 1501 Stampede Avenue
Date/Time Information:
Nov. 9th 6pm
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