Tim Seibles, 39th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Tim Seibles

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Featured Participant

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Baron And Ellin Gordon Art Galleries

Author/Artist Bio

Tim Seibles is the author of several poetry collections including Hurdy-Gurdy, Hammerlock, Buffalo Head Solos, and Fast Animal, which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. In 2013 he received both the Pen Oakland Josephine Miles Award for poetry and an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Misericordia University for his literary accomplishments. His latest collection, One Turn Around the Sun, has just been released. Tim is the current Poet Laureate of Virginia and is a Professor of English at Old Dominion University where he teaches literature as well as classes in the MFA in writing program.


Etgar Keret was scheduled to read on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 8:00 p.m., but was unable to come to the festival. Tim Seibles read in his place.


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