Wayne State College


Plains Writers Series (Poetry)

  • September 23, 2020
  • 4:00 pm
  • N/A

Celebrate the prose and poetry of Great Plains writers during the Plains Writers Series. Featuring John Sibley Williams.

John Sibley Williams

The Plains Writers Series is hosted several times a year to bring attention to the prose and poetry of Great Plains writers through reading and interacting with area audiences. This Plains Writers Series highlights John Sibley Williams.

Link to the Zoom event will be available on wscpress.com.

This event is in collaboration with the Visiting Writers Series at Northeast Community College. 

About the Reader

John Sibley Williams is the author of "As One Fire Consumes Another" (Orison Poetry Prize, 2019), "Skin Memory" (Backwaters Prize, University of Nebraska Press, 2019), "Summon" (JuxtaProse Chapbook Prize, 2019), "Disinheritance," and "Controlled Hallucinations." A 23-time Pushcart nominee, Williams is the winner of numerous awards, including the Wabash Prize for Poetry, Philip Booth Award, Phyllis Smart-Young Prize, and Laux/Millar Prize. He serves as editor of The Inflectionist Review and works as a freelance poetry editor and literary agent. Previous publishing credits include: Yale Review, Verse Daily, North American Review, Midwest Quarterly, Southern Review, Sycamore Review, Prairie Schooner, Saranac Review, Atlanta Review, TriQuarterly, and various anthologies. Visit him at www.johnsibleywilliams.com

For more information, contact:
Chad Christensen
WSC Press Managing Editor