Randolph’s first Visiting Writer Series reading of the fall semester will feature poet Grant Kittrell, Randolph’s writer in residence. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held Wednesday, September 26 at 8 p.m. in the Alice Ashley Jack Room of Smith Memorial Building.
Kittrell is a nationally recognized writer and illustrator, and is currently serving as the fall 2018 Randolph College writer in residence. He is the poetry editor of Flock Literary Journal, which recently received CLMP’s Firecracker Award for Best Debut Magazine. Winner of the 2018 Philip Booth Poetry Prize, Kittrell’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Common, Salt Hill, The Carolina Quarterly, The Normal School, Gigantic Sequins, Construction and Magma Poetry, among others. His collection of prose poems, “Let’s Sit Down, Figure This Out,” is out now from Groundhog Poetry Press (2017). Originally from Northeast Florida, he has most recently lived and worked in Roanoke, Virginia, where he received his M.F.A. from Hollins University in 2014.
Learn more about Kittrell at https://grantkittrell.com/.