25th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: September 30-October 5, 2002


George Garrett, 25th Annual ODU Literary Festival


George Garrett

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center Chandler Recital Hall

Author/Artist Bio

George Garrett has had a varied literary career, publishing in almost every genre. His most recent novel is The King of Babylon Shall Not Come Against You. He has been a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Sabbatical Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Grant, and the Rome Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the T.S. Eliot Award, the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction, and the Commonwealth of Virginia Governor's Award for the Arts. He is the Poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Friday, October 4th, 2002 at 8:00 p.m.

Four of Virginia's (and the nation's) most honored poets gather for an unprecedented reading. With roots and long histories in Virginia, R. H. W. Dillard, George Garrett, Henry Taylor, and Ellen Bryant Voigt host a clambake (a poembake) in our own back yard.

Co-sponsored by New Virginia Review Inc. and Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts


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