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Oct 17

Zell Visiting Writers Series: CM Burroughs, Poetry Reading

CM Burroughs is Associate Professor of Poetry at Columbia College Chicago. Burroughs has been awarded fellowships and grants from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, Djerassi Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Cave Canem Foundation. She has received commissions from the Studio Museum of Harlem and the Warhol Museum to create poetry in response to art installations. Burroughs’ poetry has appeared in journals and anthologies including PoetryCallaloojubilatPloughshares, VOLT, and Best American Experimental Writing 2015. Her first book is The Vital System from Tupelo Press, and her second book, Master Suffering, will be published by Tupelo Press in 2020. 

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UMMA is pleased to be the site for the Zell Visiting Writers Series, which brings outstanding writers each semester. The Series is made possible through a generous gift from U-M alumna Helen Zell (AB ’64, LLDHon ’13). For more information, please visit the Zell Visiting Writers Series webpage.