14th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 8-10, 1991


Liam Rector, 14th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Liam Rector

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Webb University Center

Author/Artist Bio

Liam Rector is the author of The Sorrow of Architecture, a book of poems. He's also the editor of The Day I Was Older: On the Poetry of Donald Hall. He has taught at Old Dominion University, George Mason, Goucher College, and Phillips Academy at Andover. In addition, he has administered literary programs at the Folger Academy of American Poets. Currently, Liam Rector is executive director of Associated Writing Programs, which has lately taken a leading role in defending the 1st amendment. Rector has been awarded both NEA and Guggenheim fellowships for poetry. He will moderate a panel discussion of censorship on Thursday, October 10, at 11 a.m. in the Hampton-Newport News Room in Webb Center.


Rector was in a group discussion of censorship with Susan Broadhead and Tree Swenson on Thursday, October 10th, 1991 at 11:00 a.m. in Webb University Center.


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