Tim Seibles, 40th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Tim Seibles


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Featured Participant

Festival Date



University Theatre

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.


Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 1 p.m., University Theatre

John McManus & Kathy Fowler, Festival co-directors, welcomed the audience to the session featuring Janet Peery and Tim Seibles.

After Janet Peery read, McManus introduced MFA student Joshua McGaryen who introduced Tim Seibles.

Video Runtime: 00:52:24-- Seibles begins at 00:21:50

File Size: 562 MB

File Type: Video/mp4

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