Patrick Rosal, an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University-Camden, will read and discuss his poetry at Quinnipiac University at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

Patrick Rosal, an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University-Camden and the author of four full-length poetry collections, will read and discuss his work at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Kresge Lecture Hall located in the Echlin Center at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. This event is free and open to the public.

Rosal’s most recent work, “Boneshepherds,” was named a small press highlight by the National Book Critics Circle and a notable book by the Academy of American Poets. He is also the author of “My American Kundiman” and “Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive.” His newest book, “Brooklyn Antediluvian,” is forthcoming in 2016.

Rosal’s collections have been honored with the Association of Asian American Studies Book Award, Global Filipino Literary Award and the Asian American Writers Workshop Members’ Choice Award. In 2009, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to the Philippines. His poems and essays have been published widely in journals and anthologies including The New York Times, “Tin House,” “Drunken Boat,” “American Poetry Review,” “Harvard Review,” “Indiana Review,” “The Literary Review,” “Black Renaissance Noire,” “Grantland, Brevity,” “The Beacon Best” and “The Best American Poetry.”

This event is part of Quinnipiac’s Yawp! series, an open dialogue on creativity and the arts. For more information, call 203-582-8652.

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