Wednesday, March 9, 2011

UI&U's Brattleboro Center Hosts Poetry Reading March 26

Union Institute & University’s Brattleboro Academic Center will host a poetry reading with Susan Berlin along with UI&U graduates Vince Cioffi and Ben Mitchell, Saturday, March 26th, from 3-4 p.m. at the Brattleboro Academic Center located at 3 University Way. Since its inception, UI&U's low residency BA program has produced generations of award-winning writers.

Susan Berlin
Susan Berlin’s poems have been featured in publications including Alaska Quarterly Review, Asheville Poetry Review, Atlanta Review, Harvard Review and Ploughshares. A five-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, she was recently awarded First Prize by the Rhode Island Council on the Arts in the Galway Kinnell 16th Poetry Competition and was named International Publication Prize Winner in the Atlanta Review 2006 International Poetry Competition.

A 1996 graduate of the BA program, Vince Cioffi was the 1999 winner of the Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. He has published two books through March Street Press and has his work has also been published in magazines including Ploughshares and the Alaska Quarterly Review. 
Ben Mitchell

A 1995 graduate of the UI&U’s BA program, Ben Mitchell is now an affiliated faculty member. Mitchell has published poems in magazines throughout the United States including The Cold Mountain Review, Studio One and The Cherry Blossom Review. His first book, Only The Sound Itself, was published in 2010 by Cod Hill Press.

For more information about the poetry reading or UI&U's BA programs, contact the Brattleboro Center at 257-9411 or email

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