Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Visiting Writers Series: John Rybicki

10/03/2013  2:15 pm to 3:00 pm

Texas Township Campus, Student Commons Theater, Room 4240

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Poet John Rybicki was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He is the author of the poetry collections Traveling at High Speeds (1996) and We Bed Down Into Water: Poems (2008). His third collection, When All the World Is Old (2012), was written in response to the long illness and death of his wife, the poet Julie Moulds. His poems have been published in The Best American Poetry 2008, Alaska Quarterly Review, Field, Paris Review, and Poetry.

Rybicki has been a writer-in-residence at Alma College in Alma, Michigan. He teaches poetry to young writers through the InsideOut Literary Arts Project and Wings of Hope Hospice. He lives in Michigan with his son.

Craft talk: 10:00–10:45am
Reading: 2:15 to 3:00pm