Center for the Literary Arts Speaker Series: Mary-Alice Daniel
Presented in collaboration with the Washington University Department of English.
Reception: 5 – 5:30 p.m.
Reading and Conversation with Ariana Benson (and Q&A with audience): 5:30 p.m.
A cross-genre author, Mary-Alice Daniel's work appears in New England Review, American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Iowa Review, Callaloo, The Yale Review and more.
Mass for Shut-Ins, her first book of poetry released in March 2023, won the 117th Yale Younger Poets Prize. In November 2022, Ecco/Harper Collins published her trans-continental memoir, A Coastline Is an Immeasurable Thing, which was People's Book of the Week and one of Kirkus Reviews' best nonfiction books of the year.
A Cave Canem Fellow and an alumna of Yale University and the University of Michigan's Creative Writing MFA, she earned a PhD from the University of Southern California. She holds the 2024 Mary Routt Endowed Chair of Writing at Scripps College.RSVP