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January 29

Zell Visiting Writers Series

Thursday, January 29, 5:10 pm - 6:10 pm

Helmut Stern Auditorium

Emily Wilson is the author of The Keep, Micrographia, and The Great Medieval Yellows (forthcoming from Canarium Books in April 2015). She is the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and designs and prints letterpress books under the imprint Spurwink Press.

Michael Morse has published poems in various journals—including The American Poetry Review, A Public Space, Agni, Field, jubilat, Ploughshares, The Hat, The Iowa Review, The Literary Review, Tin House, and Spinning Jenny—and in the anthologies Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn, Starting Today: 100 Poems for Obama's First 100 Days, and The Best American Poetry, 2012. A recipient of residencies from The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo, he lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., and teaches at The Ethical Culture Fieldston School.

UMMA is pleased to be the site for the Zell Visiting Writers Series, which brings outstanding writers each semester. The Series is made possible through a generous gift from UM alumna Helen Zell(’64). For more information, please see

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