The Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach (OIPO) at the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University and Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature invite you to join us in welcoming critically acclaimed poet, torrin a. greathouse. This event was made possible with generous support from our co-sponsors at Syracuse University: LGBTQ Studies, Disability Studies, the LGBTQ Resource Center, the MFA Program in Creative Writing, the Department of English, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Women’s and Gender Studies.
This event will take place for one hour--starting at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and ending at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
This event is free and open to the public. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, live captioning, and image descriptions will be provided. Requests for other accommodations can be made (by 3/18/2021) by completing the field, below.
Content Warning: Some of the poems include explicit or graphic imagery.
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About torrin a. greathouse:
torrin a. greathouse is a transgender, cripple-punk, MFA candidate at the University of Minnesota. Her work is published in POETRY, New England Review, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, and Best New Poets 2020. torrin recently received the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship; they have also received fellowships from the Effing Foundation, Zoeglossia, and the University of Arizona Poetry Center. torrin was a special mention for the 2020 Pushcart Prize; she is the youngest winner of the Poetry Foundation’s J. Howard and Barbara M. J. Wood Prize. torrin is the author of two chapbooks, Therǝ is a Case That I Ɐm (Damaged Goods Press, 2017) and boy/girl/ghost (TAR Chapbook Series, 2018). Their debut collection, Wound from the Mouth of a Wound, winner of the Ballard Spahr Prize for Poetry, was published in 2020 by Milkweed Editions.