Robidoux, Clay and Smith to Read at Tusculum
On Wednesday, November 7, Tusculum College will host readings by poets Ken Robidoux, Adam Clay and Dr. Erin Elizabeth Smith. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Behan Arena Theater in the Annie Hogan Byrd Fine Arts Center and is free and open to the public.
Robidoux, whose poetry has been featured in The Tusculum Review, is the publisher and founding editor-in-chief of Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. He is a retired musician now living in Morgantown, W.V., where he is an instructor at West Virginia University. He is the former editor-in-chief of Mosaic Art and Literary Journal.
Clay is the author of A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World and The Wash. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Ploughshares, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review and New Orleans Review. He co-edits TYPO Magazine and lives in Kentucky.
Smith is the founder and managing editor of Sundress and author of The Fear of Being Found and The Naming of Strays. Her poetry and nonfiction have appeared in numerous literary magazines including Mid-American, 32 Poems, New Delta Review, The Yalobusha Review, The Florida Review, Cimarron Review, Third Coast and Crab Orchard. She earned her doctorate in literature and creative writing from the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi and is currently a full-time lecturer at the University of Tennessee where she teaches poetry, writing and literature.