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Midday Arts Series: Readings by Harriet Levin and Andrew Mossin

Tue, Jan 28, 2020 | 12:30 pm

Join us for readings by Andrew Mossin and Harriet Levin. This program is presented in collaboration with the Intellectual Heritage program.

Harriet Levin is a prize-winning poet and novelist who has been combining her writing with activism for over twenty years. A Temple University graduate, she is the author of poetry collections My Oceanography, The Christmas Show,and Girl in Cap and Gown. Her debut novel, How Fast Can You Run, a Novel Based on the Life of Lost Boy of Sudan Michael Majok Kuch, originally excerpted in The Kenyon Review and profiled on NPR, came out of a One Book, One Philadelphia writing project she founded with her family and students to help reunite several Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan with their mothers living abroad. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers Workshop and teaches creative writing and directs The Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing at Drexel University.

Andrew Mossin, an Associate Professor of Instruction in the Intellectual Heritage Program, completed his MA in Creative Writing and PhD in English at Temple University. He is the author of five full-length books of poetry, most recently Stanzas for the Preparation of Perception (Spuyten Duyvil 2019), and a collection of scholarly essays, Male Subjectivity and Poetic Form in "New American" Poetry (Palgrave 2010). He is currently at work on a new manuscript of poetry and a memoir, The Day After the Day After.

Presented in collaboration with the Intellectual Heritage program

Programs offered by Temple University Libraries are accessible to people with disabilities. Please contact Richie Holland, Director of Library Administration, at richieh@temple.edu or 215-204-3455 for more information, to request an accommodation, or with questions/concerns. 

Charles Library

Event Space Room 102
1900 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122