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Upcoming Events

  • Rachael Peckham and Joel Peckham
    Thursday, September 23 at 6pm at the Robert F. Kidd Library 

Rachael Peckham‘s prose poems and lyric nonfiction have won prizes and appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, Hotel Amerika, The Orison Anthology, Passages North, Southeast Review, South Loop Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. She holds a PhD in creative writing from Ohio University, and teaches at Marshall University, where she’s the 2017 John Deaver Drinko Fellow and a professor of English.  

Joel Peckham is an associate professor of American Literature at Marshall University and the author of seven collections of poetry, including Bone Music (SFAU 2021)and God’s Bicycle. His memoir, Resisting Elegy appeared from Chicago Review Press in 2012 and another collection of essays, Body Memory, appeared from New Rivers Press in 2016. He has published poems and essays in many journals, including Brevity, Prairie Schooner, River Teeth, The Sun, Spillway, and others. With Robert Vivian, he is co-editor of the forthcoming anthology, Wild Gods: The Ecstatic in Contemporary Poetry and Lyric Prose. His poem, “Astrocartogrophy” recently won the Oran Robert Perry Burke Award from the Southern Review.

  • Mack Samples
    Thursday, October 14 at 6pm at the Pioneer Stage 

  • Jeff James
    Wednesday, March 23 at 6pm at the Pioneer Stage 
  • Trillium Reading – Special Guest: Tara Wine-Queen
    Wednesday, April 21 at 6pm at the Pioneer Stage 

Past Readings & Performances:

Spring/Summer 2020

Wednesday, February 12 at 6pm in the RFKL Lounge, hosted by Jason Gum
Featured Reader: Mary Imo-Stike
Reader: Lisa Minney
Reader: Marjorie Stewart
Q&A with the readers
Reception with coffee and cookies

Wednesday, March 11 at High Noon in the Rusty Musket, Hosted by Jonathan Minton
The Little Kanawha Reading Series Presents GSC’s Third Annual High Noon Poetry Slam

Fall/Winter 2020

August 26 at 6pm in the Pioneer Stage, hosted by Jonathan Minton
Featured Reader: Danielle Kelly
Readings from the Trillium by its contributors

October 15 at 4pm. RFKL, hosted by Jason Gum
Faculty Reading
Featured Readers: President Mark Manchin, Dr. Ed Wood, Jesse Skiles