In celebration of Native American Heritage month, poets.org has collected work by and about Native American poets. Our very own Prof. Mark Turcotte has been featured.
DePaul’s Mark Turcotte will be reading at Women and Children First with Nickole Brown and Simone Muench on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
DPU Prof and poet Mark Turcotte presents a poetry reading featuring a group of his students at the DePaul Art Museum on Tuesday, March 1st at 7pm. Come out and hear what your fellow students have been working on and support the creative community here at DePaul!
On Tuesday, February 16, the Poetry Foundation is presenting a reading by DePaul University’s Mark Turcotte and his student Alison Ogunmokun, along with City Colleges of Chicago professor Daniel Borzutsky and his student Tova Benjamin as part of our Open Door Readings series. The Open Door Readings present work from Chicago’s writing programs on a monthly basis. Each hour-long reading features two area writing program instructors and two of their current or recent students.
The event is free and open to the public and takes place at Poetry Foundation, 61 West Superior Street. You can join the Facebook event here.
Prof Turcotte will be speaking at the University of Michigan on Thursday, October 27 along with authors Vievee Francis and Mary Leader. Each poet will read from their most recent work, and along with their respective editors, Reginald Gibbons, Parnisha Jones and Tony Frazer–speak on the collaborative process of bringing a book of poetry into print.
There will be a roundtable at 2:00pm at the Lemuel Johnson Center, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies. A panel will follow at 3:30pm and a reading at 5:10pm.
The event is Free and open to the public.