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March 10

Writers Series

Thursday, March 10, 5:10–6 p.m.
Helmut Stern Auditorium

Matthea Harvey is the author of Sad Little Breathing Machine (2004) and Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form (2000). Her third book of poems, Modern Life (2007), was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and a New York Times Notable Book. Her first children’s book, The Little General and the Giant Snowflake, illustrated by Elizabeth Zechel, is forthcoming from Tin House Books. Harvey is a contributing editor to jubilat, Meatpaper, and BOMB. She teaches poetry at Sarah Lawrence and lives in Brooklyn.

UMMA is pleased to be the site for the Department of English Program in Creative Writing 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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