Poet-in-Residence Reading Series Jon Tribble and Dr. Allison Joseph

April 19, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Couchman Reading Room - Myers Library
Lauren Alleyne - 563.589.3798

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UD welcomes literary power couple Jon Tribble and Dr. Allison Joseph. JON TRIBBLE is a poet and the managing editor of Crab Orchard Review and the series editor of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry published by Southern Illinois University Press. His poems have appeared in journals and anthologies, including Ploughshares, Poetry, Crazyhorse, Quarterly West, and The Jazz Poetry Anthology. He teaches creative writing and literature, and directs undergraduate and graduate students in internships and independent study in editing and literary publishing for the Department of English at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Dr. ALLISON JOSEPH is the author of six collections of poetry, including Imitation of Life and My Father’s Kites. She is also well known as an editor of the Crab Orchard Review, which she has edited with her husband Jon Tribble since 1995. Joseph is director of the creative writing program of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and the founder and director of the Young Writers Workshop, an annual summer residential creative writing workshop for high school writers.