King’s College to host free reading by Pushcart Award-winning poet

King’s College to host free reading by Pushcart Award-winning poet

For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958

DeSales University professor and poet Steve Myers, Ph.D., will read excerpts from his work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Gold Room, located on the sixth floor of the Administration Building at King’s College. Myers is the 2013 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English department.

Myers is the author of a book on the 1890s poetry of the W.B. Yeats's as well as scholarly articles on Yeats. Myers’s own poems have appeared in journals such as “Beloit Poetry Journal,” “The Gettysburg Review,” “Sentence: A Journal of Prose Poetics,” “The South Carolina Review” and “The Southern Review.” 

He is the author of a full-length poetry collection entitled “Memory's Dog” and a poetry chapbook, “Work Site.” He won a Pushcart Prize for Poetry in 2011and is also a winner of the Raymond Lamont Short Prose Prize awarded by the journal “Quarter After Eight.”

He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Allegheny College, a master of divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and doctorate at the University of Rochester in 1990.

For more information, contact Jennifer Yonkoski, instructor of English, at (570) 208-5900, ext. 5487.

King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Poet Steve Myers, Ph.D.

Poet Steve Myers, Ph.D.

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