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Readings by Wyn Cooper and Edgar Kunz
January 11 @ 7:00 pm
Edgar Kunz is the author of a poetry collection called “Tap Out,” which was selected as a New York Times “New & Noteworthy” pick. His other works of poetry have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, New England Review, Sewanee Review, and Los Angeles Review of Books. Edgar Kunz has received fellowships and awards from National Endowment for the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Council, and Vanderbilt University, where he also earned his MFA. He currently teaches at Goucher College and is a faculty member of The Newport MFA in Creative Writing.
Wyn Cooper has published five works of poetry and wrote the novel Way Out West. His works of poetry and his essays have appeared in over a hundred magazines such as The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Slate, and The Southern Review. Cooper has experience in songwriting as well and some of his works of poetry have inspired other songwriters, such as Sheryl Crow’s Grammy-winning song “All I Wanna Do.” He also has experience as an editor, helping beginning writers publish their work.