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Speaker Ladan Osman, Roger Reeves
Date Nov 4, 2013
Time 4:30 pm  
Location Illini Union Bookstore
Cost free
Sponsor Carr Reading Series, Creative Writing Program
Contact Jodee Stanley
Event type reading
Views 2286
Originating Calendar Creative Writing Program
Chicago-based poets Ladan Osman and Roger Reeves read from their work. Ladan Osman was born in Somalia and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She earned a BA at Otterbein University and an MFA at the University of Texas at Austins Michener Center for Writers. Her poetry has been featured in Ted Koosers syndicated newspaper column, American Life in Poetry. Roger Reeves's poems have appeared in journals such as Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, and Tin House, among others.