Visiting Writer Dan Beachy-Quick • Thursday, October 22

Dan Beachy-Quick


The Fall 2020 Visiting Writers Series continues on Thursday, October 22, with Poet Dan Beachy-Quick, who will meet with MFA students in the afternoon before an evening public event in conversation with Professor Sally Keith—Part of the Fall for the Book Festival and co-sponsored by Mason Libraries.

The evening event begins at 7 p.m. and is available through Fall for the Book and Crowdcast here; it can also be watched on this page below.

Beachy-Quick is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Variations of Dawn and Dusk. Other collections include North True South Bright; Spell; Mulberry; This Nest, Swift Passerine; Circle's Apprentice, winner of the Colorado Book Award in Poetry; and gentlessness. He is also the author of A Whaler s Dictionary, a book of interlinked meditations on Herman Melville s Moby-Dick; Wonderful Investigations, a collection of essays, meditations, and fairy tales; A Brighter Word Than Bright: Keats at Work; and most recently, Of Silence and Song, a collection of essays, fragments, and poems. He is the recipient of a Lannan Foundation Residency and has been a winner of the Colorado Book Award, and a finalist for The William Carlos Williams Award, and the PEN/USA Literary Award in Poetry. In 2016 he was named a Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry.


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