Lincroft, NJ – Brookdale Community College’s celebrated Visited Writers Series for Fall 2011 will host poet and memoirist Paul Guest Monday, October 17. The event will take place at the Lincroft main campus in the Navesink rooms I & II of the Warner Student Life Center, 765 Newman Springs Road. The presentation begins at 7:00 p.m.
Guest is the author of three volumes of poetry and a memoir. His debut, “The Resurrection of the Body and the Ruin of the World,” was awarded the 2002 New Issues Poetry Prize. His second collection, “Notes for My Body Double,” was awarded the 2006 Prairie Schooner Book Prize. His memoir, “One More Theory About Happiness,” was selected for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Program. His newest collection of poetry is “An Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge.”
The Visiting Writers Series presentations feature a complimentary coffee and biscotti bar. The event is free; $3 donation is suggested for the Brookdale Community College Creative Writing Club. The monies are used to underwrite educational field trips for students. The Office of Student Life and Activities, and the Creative Writing Club co-sponsor the Series.