William Matthews, 1st Annual Arts Reunion

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Featured Participant

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Webb Center, Rooms 154-156

Author/Artist Bio

William Matthews teaches creative writing at the University of Washington. He co-founded Lillabulero Press and edited its literary magazine Lillabulero. His books include the poetry collections Broken Syllables, Ruining the New Road, The Cloud, Sleek for the Long Flight, Without a Mouth, An Oar in the Old Water, Sticksand Stones, and Rising and Falling, a book of translations. He is the VicePresident of the AWP.


Associated Writing Programs Workshop: James Whitehead and William Matthews combined their experiences with poets, writers, translators, editors, publishers, teachers of creative writing, and federal agencies to conduct a workshop on the contemporary literary scene. They read from their own works, reviewed the aims and plans of the AWP, and discussed creative writing in universities, secondary schools, and prison rehabilitation programs. The workshop was held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 1978 in Webb Center, Rooms 154-156..


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